Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Porphyrio martinica Biometrics

Wingspan: 50 - 55 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 30 - 36 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)


Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Exceptional
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Exceptional
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Exceptional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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