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Purple Gallinule juvenile

Porphyrio martinicus


southern and tropical wetlands ranging from southern north America down through the amazon.


This young one is molting its feathers into the mature colors of an adult. It was out in the early morning along side an adult and a younger all brown chick (see last pick).

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 10, 2016
Submitted on Dec 11, 2016

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