Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & Coots)  
Genus: Porphyrio (2 species, 10 worldwide)


Azure Gallinule
Azure Gallinule (Porphyrio flavirostris)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Purple Gallinule
Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Purple Gallinule
Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Immature
Wakodahatchee, Delray Beach, Florida, USA  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Not uncommon, but generally rarer than the [Common Gallinule], [American Coot], or [Andean Coot].


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