Purple Martin Sound Recordings Burlington VT

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Burlington, VT. 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.

Al's Train Shop
(802) 658-4935
56 Home Avenue
Burlington, VT
 
Tony''s Train Xchange
(800) 978-3472
Pinewood Plaza 57 River Rd Box 1023
Essex Jct., VT
Store Type
Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

PETCO
(802) 651-5228
861 Williston Road
Burlington, VT
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

The Muddy Dawg Bathe and Groom
(802) 373-7299
430Shelburne rd suite2
Burlington, VT
Products
Grooming services,pet supplies-Blue Buffalo, Dogswell,Dave's,
Hours
m-f 9-6& Sat 10-5
Prices and/or Promotions
specials are run during the first week of each month

PetSmart
(802) 872-1819
21 TRADER LANE
WILLISTON, VT

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Tony's Train Exchange
(800) 978-3472
57 River Road
Essex Jct., VT
 
Vermont CAnine Countrywear
(802) 893-7960
901 Lake Road
Milton, VT
Products
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PetSmart
(802) 872-1819
21 Trader Lane
Williston, VT
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Nate's Pet Sitting, LLC
(802) 999-2267
P.O. Box 1013
Burlington, VT
 
Claussen's Florist & Greenhouse
(802) 878-2361
187 Main St
Colchester, VT

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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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