Purple Gallinule - Porphyno martinicus

Length 10.0-15.0 in (25.4-38.1 cm)
Wingspan 1.7-2.0 ft (50.8-61.0 cm)
Weight M: 9.1 oz (258.0 g), F: 7.6 oz (215.5 g)
Clutch Size 2-6
Chicks at birth Semi-precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Purple Gallinule or American Purple Gallinule is a swamp hen in the rail family that is found in southern North American and throughout most of South America.

They are omnivorous and eat seeds, leaves, fruits, insects, frogs, snails, spider, earthworms, fish, etc.

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