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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 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) 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 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 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 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 Andrew Spencer 2012-05-21 Emeralda Marsh Conservation Area, Lake Co., Florida, Lake (United States) (20 m) call (A) - natural vocalization; call from an unseen bird (which was later seen in playback to this cut) hiding in some cattails at the edge of an open channel. bird-seen:no playback-used:no 109039
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Paul Marvin 2014-07-11 Green Cay Wetlands, Boynton Beach, Florida, Palm Beach (United States) (10 m) flight call -

a couple of birds making short flights across marsh

juvenile Purple Swamphen in background

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

196258
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

257458
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 Edited

playback-used:no

257457
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 Frank Lambert 2015-04-09 Cocodrilario de San Blas, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (20 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

351563
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 Peter Boesman 2002-07-23 Rio Grande area, Bolivar, Bolívar (Venezuela) (100 - 400 m) call -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 151 side B track 36 seq. A)

228557
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 Edited

playback-used:no

257456
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 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 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 John V. Moore 2003-03-00 Manabí: La Segua marsh (Chone lakes), Manabí (Ecuador) (20 m) song -

Moore et al. 2013: Bird Sounds of Ecuador DVD

playback-used:no

257452
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 Paul Marvin 2013-07-18 Orlando Wetlands, Christmas, Orange County, Florida, Orange (United States) (0 m) call, juvenile -

less than half grown juvenile

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

143693
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Paul Marvin 2014-08-29 Orlando Wetlands, Christmas, Orange County, Florida, Orange (United States) (0 m) call -

adult calling large young away from me as they all move away further into the marsh

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

228312
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Peter Boesman 2008-08-02 Villa Rica Coffee plantations, Pasco, Pasco (Peru) call -

ID certainty 90%. (Archiv. tape 536 side A track 18 seq. A)

228562
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Bobby Wilcox 2017-10-08 Reserva Ecológica de Guapi Açu (REGUA), RJ, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (30 m) call -

Adult with multiple juveniles nearby in weedy vegetation on edge of wetlands, about 25ft away.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

391146
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Dan Lane 2012-08-05 Lacassine NWR, Cameron Parish, LA, Cameron (United States) (10 m) call -

Natural single 'cluck' notes from an adult feeding small crabs to downy young in freshwater marsh.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

113925
xeno-canto.org
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