Purple Martin Sound Recordings Denton TX

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Denton, TX. 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.

Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(817) 488-7838
5325 William D Tate Ave
Grapevine, TX
 
Jerry's Hobbies & Gifts
(817) 591-8038
2201 I-35E Suite #L22
Denton, TX
 
Pecos River Brass
(972) 219-0202
560 East Church Street
Lewisville, TX
 
Hobbytown Usa
(214) 488-0980
1079 W Round Grove Rd
Lewisville, TX

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PetSmart
(940) 591-9895
1441 S Loop 288
Denton, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

Silver Spike Hobbies
(940) 383-3914
525 N Elm St
Denton, TX
 
Aero Hobbies
(877) 843-4354
2305 S. Highway 121 #110
Lewisville, TX
 
RC Zone
(214) 705-0330
7151 Preston Rd #101A
Frisco, TX
 
Rift 2 Reef Aquatics
(972) 317-2341
1301 Justin Road Suite 209
Lewisville, TX
 
PETCO
(940) 591-0643
2307 South I-35E
Denton, TX
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-7:00pm

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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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