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Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinica


The Purple Gallinule is a "swamp hen" in the rail family Rallidae. Also known locally as the Yellow-legged Gallinule. This is a medium-sized rail, measuring 26–37 cm in length, spanning 50–61 cm across the wings and weighing 141–305 g

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Lovely series of a beautiful bird! Those feet are huge!

Texas, USA

Lat: 29.73, Long: -93.88

Spotted on Apr 13, 2013
Submitted on Apr 13, 2013

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