The Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinicus) is a brightly tinted marsh bird found in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, as well as Texas. It is likewise located in Central and South The U.S.A. as well as the West Indies. The types prefers swamps, lagoons, ponds and also freshwater marshes, with floating vegetation.
Adults ordinary 26– 37 centimeters (10– 15 in) in size, with a wingspan covering 50– 61 cm (20– 24 in) and weighing 141– 305 g (5.0– 10.8 oz.).
The grown-up Purple Gallinule sporting activities a sensational purple-blue tuft with a glossy green back. It has a dark purple head, neck, and underside. Red eyes and also expense with a yellow pointer, white undertail coverts, as well as long yellow legs.