Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinica

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The purple gallinule (Porphyrio martinicus, sometimes said as martinica) is a swamphen in the rail family, Rallidae. Also known locally as the yellow-legged gallinule. The specific name martinica denotes "of Martinique".

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  1. (c) Francesco Veronesi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/30818542@N04/3563114130
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porphyrio_martinica

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