Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio martinica

ML177543941


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Patrick McGill
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eBird Checklist S59864784
John Heinz NWR--impoundment (Philadelphia Co.)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 39.8894, -75.2601 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Comments

Observation details

Juvenile bird. Tan colored body with green/blue wings and long yellow legs with huge feet. Face shield had light blue tinge to it in the right lighting. Watched it to move to different groups of cattails and pickerel weed. Constantly bobbing tail up and down flashing white rump. It also vocalized a whiny call a couple times while observing. Philly year bird #213 and Philly life bird #239 and PA state bird #263.

Technical Information

Model
NIKON D3500
f-stop
f/6.3
Focal length
300 mm
Shutter speed
1/800 sec
ISO
800
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
901KB
Dimensions
1280 x 960

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