Purple Martin Sound Recordings Binghamton NY

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Binghamton, NY. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to purple martin sound recordings, purple martin song recordings, and purple martin bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting purple martins, purple martin feeders, and purple martin description.

Dee's RC
(607) 648-2560
70 NYS Route 12 A
Binghamton, NY
 
Family Hobby & Crafts
(607) 748-0324
253 Vestal Parkway E.
Vestal, NY
 
Village Train and Hobby
(607) 655-1700
191 Main Street
Windsor, NY
 
G J Hobbies
(607) 754-3003
103 Washington Ave
Endicott, NY

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Hairpups.com
(607) 595-4281
7 E. Maine Road
Johnson City, NY
 
Train Shop
(607) 797-9035
210 Grand Avenue
Johnson City, NY
 
G J's Hobby Store
(607) 754-3003
103 Washington Ave
Endicott, NY
 
B.E.A.M. Electronics Hobbies &...
(607) 625-2222
7830 State Route 434
Apalachin, NY
 
PETCO
(607) 798-1430
420 Harry L. Drive
Johnson City, NY
Hours
Monday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Sunset Kennels
(607) 321-3575
81 Beartown Road
Port Crane, NY
 
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Purple Martin

Progne subis L 8" (20 cm)

Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions.

Listen to a purple martin.

The purple martin is the largest of the eight swallow species that breed in North America. It weighs 55 grams (1.75 ounces), is about 7 to 8 inches long, and has a 14-inch wingspan. The male is a dark glossy purple-blue; females and juveniles are gray below.

Martins are the earliest tropical-wintering migrant to return to the North American continent, reaching Florida in early January. Their northward advance coincides with the emergence of the flying insects they need to survive. They are found only in the New World, breed only in Canada, the United States, and parts of Mexico, and winter in South America (mainly Brazil).

Although martins originally nested in natural cavities and old woodpecker cavities throughout their breeding range, today, east of the Rockies, they nest only in human-supplied housing. They are locally common where suitable housing is available.

The male song is is a low-pitched liquid gurgling, the female's a mix of chortle calls and downslurred whistles. Martins have a variety of calls, with the most common being a descending cherr .

This sound file requires RealPlayer . Bird song courtesy of Lang Elliott, NatureSound Studio . ...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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