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Florida: Purple Gallinule

A bird of tropical wetlands of the New World, extending north into the south-eastern USA. Its a real beauty similar to its Old World cousin - the Purple Swamphen. Those long toes help it to walk on floating aquatic vegetation - a "lily trotter" like the Jacanas ...

Kissimee, FL. April 2013

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Taken on March 30, 2013