Note: All records listed here have been accepted by PORC and published in their Annual Report unless otherwise noted. All records are listed in reverse chronological order.

Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; April 30, 2011. Photos by Brian Berchtold.
Kane, McKean County; October 24, 2010. Photos by Rocky Holland.
State Game Lands 249, Adams County; October 12, 2010. Photo by Mike Weible.
Near Spring Grove, York County; May 31, 2010. Photo by Deb Kline.


2011

Purple Gallinule — Presque Isle State Park, Erie County on April 30, 2011. Photos by Brian Berchtold. This unmistakable adult bird was found by Brian Berchtold.


2010

Purple Gallinule — — Presque Isle State Park, Erie County; October 14, 1999. Photo by Jerry McWilliams. This immature bird was found in his neighbor’s yard. These photos show the tan head and neck, the yellow legs, the white undertail coverts, the irridescence on the wings, and the light blue facial shield. This bird represents the 1st record for McKean County.


Purple Gallinule — State Game Lands, Adams County on October 12, 2010. Photo by Mike Weible. This immature bird, found by Mike Weible, was only seen on that one day. This photo shows the tan head and neck and the light blue facial shield. This bird represents the 1st record for Adams County.

Purple Gallinule — near Spring Grove, York County on May 31, 2010. Photo by Deb Kline. This sighting was even more unusual because it was an adult bird, not an immature. This bird represents the 1st record for York County.

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