Purple Martin Sound Recordings Dothan AL

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RC Fun
(334) 673-7223
7702 County Road 203
Dothan, AL

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PetSmart
(334) 678-1288
3500 ROSS CLARK CIRCLE
DOTHAN, AL

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For Pets Sake
(334) 699-2072
2576 Montgomery Highway, Suite 6
Dothan, AL
 
Buds 'N Blossoms Nursery & Landscaping, Inc.
(334) 793-0616
5881 US 431 North
Dothan, AL
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Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(256) 837-3328
1030 Old Monrovia Rd Nw
Huntsville, AL
 
PetSmart
(334) 678-1288
3500 Ross Clark Circle
Dothan, AL
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Sunday: 10:00-6:00

For Pet's Sake
(334) 699-2072
2576 Montgomery Highway, #6
Dothan, AL
 
Dothan Nursery & Garden Center
(334) 794-6774
1300 Montgomery Hwy
Dothan, AL
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(256) 820-7304
5818 Mcclellan Blvd # 8
Anniston, AL
 
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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

Copyright2010 Bird Watcher's Digest

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