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Feeding ecology of the purple gallinule (Porphyrula martinica) in the central llanos of Venezuela.

Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Science Article 3 abstract The food habits of purple gallinules (Porphyrula martinica) were studied through direct observation in the Central Llanos of Venezuela during the rainy season of 1988, from August to December. Purple gallinules consumed an average 56.6% of plant food Zaida Tarano, Ectropicos, vol. 8, no. 1-2, pp. 53-61, […]

Agonistic behavior of breeding purple gallinules porphyrula martinica: potential ecological correlates

Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Science Article 2 abstract Purple gallinules Porphyrula martinica are territorial birds that breed in natural ponds with abundant aquatic vegetation as well as in rice fields. Observations of the aggressive behavior during the breeding season conducted on a rice field and on a naturally flooded savanna (estero), in the Central Llanos […]

Pre-nesting activity of the Purple Gallinule near Savannah, Georgia

Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Science Article 1 abstract Observations on the pre-nesting activity of the Purple Gallinule (Porphyrula martinica)were made by me at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, Jasper County, South Carolina from 9 to 16 April 1960, 12 to 23 April 1961, and 28 to 30 April 1963. BROOKE MEANLY, Auk(80):545-546 Download article download […]

Breeding systems related to incubation investment in the Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio porphyrio (L.).

Purple Swamp-hen (Porphyrio porphyrio) Science Article 1 abstract I recorded, during the incubation period, the day shift activity of purple swamphens Porphyrio porphyrio porphyrio breeding in an artificial wetland of southeastern Spain. Three breeding systems were found: pairs, trios and solitary birds, which confirms that the subspecies porphyrio may also have communal breeding. However, the […]

SEASONAL DISTRIBUTION OF THE AZUREGALLINULE (PORPHYRULA FLA l?1ltOST’Is),WITH COMMENTS ON VAGRANCY INRAILS AND GALLINULES

Azure Gallinule (Porphyrio flavirostris) Science Article 1 abstract Specimen records and field observations of the Azure Gallinule (Porphyrulu flavirostris) provide evidence that this species undergoes seasonal movements in portions of its range. Although present year-round in much of Amazonia, it is seasonal in the Guianas, southwestern Amazonia, and Paraguay. Data from single localities within these […]

SEASONAL DISTRIBUTION OF THE AZUREGALLINULE, WITH COMMENTS ON VAGRANCY INRAILS AND GALLINULES

Allens Gallinule (Porphyrio alleni) Science Article 2 abstract specimen records and field observations of the Azure Gallinule (Porphyruluflavirostris) provide evidence that this species undergoes seasonal movements in portionsof its range J. V. REMSEN JR. AND T. A. PARKER, III, Wilson Bull., 102(3), 1990, pp. 380-399 Download article download full text (pdf)