IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
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A beautifully colored bird of southern and tropical wetlands, the Purple Gallinule can be see walking on top of floating vegetation or clambering through dense shrubs. Its extremely long toes help it walk on lily pads without sinking.
Cackling or clucking, and guttural notes.
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