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

Purple Gallinule

Purple Gallinule

Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Science Article 3


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, 1995

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