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They nest in colonies in marshes and swamps, building their nests like those of the Purple Gallinule.The Bird Book|Chester A. Reed
Alae (Hawaiian gallinule): Native bird figuring largely in Hawaiian legends.Legends of Wailuku|Charlotte Hapai
He took my reproof in good part, protesting that he had had only a glimpse of the bird, and had taken it for a possible gallinule.
The Florida gallinule is in general pretty silent, I think; but he has a noisy season; then he is indeed noisy enough.
A good many of my jaunts took me past the gallinule swamp before mentioned, and almost always I stopped and went near.