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Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinicus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Related taxa:
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 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 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 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 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 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 Oscar Humberto Marín Gómez & Juan Pablo López 2012-07-21 Caño Orosi, Finca Candalayes, Vereda Candalayes, Trinidad, Casanare, Casanare (Colombia) (180 m) song -

Sabana, bajo.Reference: OHMJPL_B_000

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

244973
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) 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

257459
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 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 Manuel Grosselet 2015-07-04 Minatitlán, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Veracruz (Mexico) (10 m) flight call, male -

flight short distance legs hanging above the marsh

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

255143
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Paul Marvin 2014-03-23 Orlando Wetlands, Christmas, Orange County, Florida, Orange (United States) (0 m) call -

numerous coots and frogs in background, including a loudly calling nearby coot

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

173811
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 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 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 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 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 Bobby Wilcox 2017-10-05 Reserva Ecológica de Guapi Açu (REGUA), RJ, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (30 m) begging call, call, juvenile -

Adult calling first at the beginning of the recording, soft clucks. Other high pitched chips in the background are juveniles (all brown and about 1/2 adult size) following adult and begging. About 20ft away on wetland edge in weedy vegetation.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

391220
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Manuel Grosselet 2015-07-04 Minatitlán, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Veracruz (Mexico) (10 m) call, male -

two adult birds

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

255140
xeno-canto.org
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus Dan Lane 2016-04-19 Pintail Loop, Cameron Prairie NWR, Cameron Parish, LA, Cameron (United States) (0 m) call -

Natural alarm calls from a pair in vegetation in freshwater marsh.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

317166
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 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 martinicus Peter Boesman 2008-08-02 Villa Rica Coffee plantations, Pasco, Pasco (Peru) call -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 536 side A track 25 seq. B)

228564
xeno-canto.org
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