Order
Gruiformes
Family
Rallidae
Genus
Porphyrio
 
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Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica

Richard L. West and Gene K. Hess
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 2002

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Purple Gallinule. - Range Map
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  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Purple Gallinule.

Distribution of the Purple Gallinule in North and Middle America and the western West Indies. This species also breeds in South America. See text for details.

Recommended Citation

West, R. L. and G. K. Hess (2002). Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.626