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WEC 270: Florida's Introduced Birds: Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)

Figure 6. Sightings of the introduced Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio) in Florida. Multiple sightings in nearby areas are shown by a single larger dot for ease of viewing. Check for new sightings of Purple Swamphens (and other introduced species) in your area by viewing the distribution maps on the Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area website at http://www.evergladescisma.org/distribution. Credit: Monica McGarrity, University of Florida, 2009 (Data source: Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission).