Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinicus

Order

GRUIFORMES

Family

Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)

Code 4

PUGA

Code 6

PORMAR

ITIS

HEAD

Purple Gallinule Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Red to reddish brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Blue
  • Forehead Color: Pale Blue
  • Nape Color: Blue
  • Throat Color: Blue
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Purple Gallinule Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 27 cm (10.5 in)
  • Weight: 258 g (9.1 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Blue, Purple or Violet, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Blue
  • Upperparts: Green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Swift strong direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 53 cm (21 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Green
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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