Purple Martin Sound Recordings Fort Wayne IN

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Fort Wayne, IN. 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.

Nick's Hobby Shop
(260) 483-3939
1421 Goshen Ave
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Phil's Hobby Shop
(260) 426-5056
1722 Lake Ave. #1
Fort Wayne, IN
 
MarniBug Creations
(260) 625-6101
2306 Pine Point Cove
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Joker`s Cards And Comics
(260) 637-5457
PO Box 214
Huntertown, IN

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PetSmart
(260) 436-7323
1760 Apple Glen Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

Phil's Hobby Shop #3
(260) 471-1340
3112 North Clinton
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Hobby Land
(219) 483-8186
Inc. 416 West Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Hops & Harvest
(260) 918-3035
4616 E Dupont Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN
 
PETCO
(260) 471-4350
315 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
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: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(260) 489-0870
10035 Lima Road
Ft Wayne, IN
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

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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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