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Purple Gallinule Chick Searching For Food

This purple gallinule, identified for me by my son, was initially in the wetland reeds of the Green Cay area with its mother and siblings. As it came out in the open, it began to look for food among the reeds. I had seen common gallinule mothers teaching their young to do this, but it was the first time I had seen a purple gallinule.

TAGS: Baby Birds, Florida, United States, Wetlands

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© Sylvia Walker.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
Total Views: 53
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 20, 2015, 12:25 p.m.
Camera Make: Panasonic
Camera Model: DMC-FZ50
Focal Length: 50.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f4
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PHOTO LOCATION Boynton Beach, Florida, United States of America