Purple gallinule

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Nice shot of a beautiful bird. Never seen one in the wild. They look a lot like the Australian swamp hen(aka pukeko in NZ).
 
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Nice shot of a beautiful bird. Never seen one in the wild. They look a lot like the Australian swamp hen(aka pukeko in NZ).
They are very similar cousins.

This is an Asian purple Swamphen (from our zoo):

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