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

Figure 2. The native Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) is very similar in appearance to Purple Swamphens, but is smaller. Purple Gallinules can easily be identified by their bluish-white frontal shields, yellow-tipped beaks, and yellow legs. Credit: Steve A. Johnson, University of Florida, 2009