Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinica

Description:

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



No species ID suggestions

1 Comment

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

Related spottings

Purple Swamphen Purple Swamphen Purple Moorhen Calamón

Nearby spottings

Hudsonian Godwit Great Blue Heron Blackpoll Warbler Green-tailed Towhee