Purple Gallinule – Porphyrio Martinica

the Purple Gallinule can be see walking on top of floating vegetation or clambering through dense shrubs

Purple Gallinule General The Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) sometimes referred to as a ‘swamp hen,’ is a brightly colored bird that can be found gracefully walking across floating vegetation in southern and tropical marshlands. Description Purple Gallinules are chicken-sized birds that reach a mature length of approximately 14”, with a wingspan of 20” to 24”, […]