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Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinicus (Linnaeus, 1766)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus John V. Moore 2003-03-00 Manabí: La Segua marsh (Chone lakes), Manabí (Ecuador) (20 m) flight call -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Looped once

playback-used:no

257458
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus John A. Trent 2015-06-18 Spanish Fort, Baldwin County, Alabama, Baldwin (United States) (0 m) alarm call, call -

Recording of bird at nest with eggs. Bird was very defensive, staying withing 2 m. Nest was monitored as part of a research project in the area studying marsh birds.

Recorded using iPhone 5s internal microphone and Rode Rec app.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

277317
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-11-16 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Goiás (Brazil) (500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

443411
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Eric DeFonso 2011-11-20 Reserva Ecológica de Guapi Açu (REGUA), RJ, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (30 m) call -

Contact calls. Recorded from the footpaths around the large wetlands near the lodge.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

131146
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Paul Marvin 2014-07-11 Green Cay Wetlands, Boynton Beach, Florida, Palm Beach (United States) (10 m) call, juvenile -

half dozen tiny fluffy babies with parents, got louder when parents approached

a separate adult called in background at 1:05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

196245
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus John V. Moore 2003-03-00 Guayas: Laguna El Canclón, Guayas & Santa Elena (Ecuador) (10 m) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Single bird (on the nest?)

playback-used:no

257453
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus John V. Moore 2003-03-00 Manabí: La Segua marsh (Chone lakes), Manabí (Ecuador) (20 m) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Group of 5 agitated birds. Edited

playback-used:no

257454
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Bernabe Lopez-Lanus 01-12-2001 Ceibas, Entre Rios, Argentina (Argentina) (? m) Tk tk tk tk call (A) -   48561
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus John V. Moore 2003-03-00 Manabí: La Segua marsh (Chone lakes), Manabí (Ecuador) (20 m) (alarm?) calls -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

257455
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-11-16 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Goiás (Brazil) (500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

443412
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-11-16 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Goiás (Brazil) (500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

443414
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Robson Silva e Silva 2013-09-13 Tanquã, Rio Piracicaba, Piracicaba, São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil) (460 m) alarm call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

147540
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus John V. Moore 2003-03-00 Manabí: La Segua marsh (Chone lakes), Manabí (Ecuador) (20 m) flight call -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD Looped once

playback-used:no

257459
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Eric DeFonso 2014-03-10 Laguna Cartagena WR, Lajas, Lajas (Puerto Rico) (10 m) call -

Extended cut of various vocalizations including the guttural rail-like croak and many high-pitched whiny notes. Noise below 100Hz filtered. Habitat is wetland reserve amid dry tropical forest/agricultural area.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

173689
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Paul Marvin 2014-03-23 Orlando Wetlands, Christmas, Orange County, Florida, Orange (United States) (0 m) call, flight call -

numerous coots and frogs in background

a bird calls in flight and after landing

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

173812
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus GABRIEL LEITE 2017-01-05 Tremembé, São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil) (550 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

349234
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica Rolf A. de By 2019-07-25 Pluto St, Paramaribo, Paramaribo (Suriname) (0 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

516441
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-11-16 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Goiás (Brazil) (500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

443413
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2019-12-23 Pisicultura - Goiânia, Goiânia, Goiás, Goiás (Brazil) (700 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

518752
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-11-16 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Goiás (Brazil) (500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

443409
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-12-31 Psicultura - Goiânia, Goiânia, Goiás, Goiás (Brazil) (700 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

454933
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinica JAYRSON ARAUJO DE OLIVEIRA 2018-11-15 Santa Rita do Novo Destino, Goiás, Chácara Jayrson, Goiás (Brazil) (500 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

443410
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Paul Marvin 2014-07-11 Green Cay Wetlands, Boynton Beach, Florida, Palm Beach (United States) (10 m) call -

in marsh, baby Purple Swamphen in background

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

196254
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Jim Holmes 2016-05-14 Chalkley Road, Cameron Parish, Louisiana, Cameron (United States) (0 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

316543
xeno-canto.org
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