SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN BIRDS
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VIRGIN ISLANDS

Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica)
Subadult (note patches of brown feathering, especially on head) at Turpentine Run, St. Thomas, 18 May 2003. Photo © by Floyd Hayes. Second record for St. Thomas. The first was a juvenile at Mahogany Run, St. Thomas, 24 Nov 1981, reported by: Norton, R. L. 1982. West Indies region. American Birds 36:223-224.