Purple Martin Sound Recordings Flagstaff AZ

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Flagstaff, AZ. 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.

Northland Motorsports
(928) 526-7959
4308 E US Highway 66
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Babies to Kids & Book Nest, Inc.
(928) 714-1167
2632 N Steves Blvd
Flagstaff, AZ
 
PETCO
(928) 526-4934
5047 East Marketplace Drive
Flagstaff, AZ
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

Animal Kingdom
(928) 526-5225
4650 N US Hwy 89
Flagstaff, AZ

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Flagstaff Native Plant & Seed
(520) 773-9406
400 E Butler Ave
Flagstaff, AZ
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Flagstaff Hobbies
(928) 526-0383
2710 North Steves Boulevard Ste H
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Litchfield Station
(623) 640-4060
P. O. Box 17133
Munds Park, AZ
Store Type
Phone & Mail Order

PetSmart
(928) 213-1737
1121 S Plaza Way
Flagstaff, AZ
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

PetSmart
(928) 213-1737
1121 SOUTH PLAZA WAY
FLAGSTAFF, AZ

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Warner's Nursery & Landscape Company
(928) 744-1983
1101 East Butler Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ
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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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