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

Figure 3. The native Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) is similar in appearance to Purple Swamphens but is a much darker blue-black. Common Moorhens can easily be identified by their yellow-tipped beaks, yellow legs, and white flank stripe. Credit: Steve A. Johnson, University of Florida, 2009