Purple Martin Sound Recordings Kennewick WA

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Kennewick, WA. 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.

Train Station at Fantasticks
(509) 735-1750
135 Vista Way
Kennewick, WA
 
Parkade Hobbies
(509) 585-2510
223 West Kennewick Ave.
Kennewick, WA
 
PETCO
(509) 582-4128
4012 West 27th Avenue
Kennewick, WA
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

Aqua Tropics
(509) 735-3474
135 Vista Way Ste B
Kennewick, WA

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Apple View Bullmastiff Stud Service
(509) 531-7062
308 N Joliet Place
Kennewick, WA
 
HobbyTown USA
(509) 783-9130
1360 N. Louisiana St, Ste. G
Kennewick, WA
 
PetSmart
(509) 735-3101
6807 W Canal Dr
Kennewick, WA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(509) 628-9315
2927 Queensgate Drive
Richland, WA
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

Chris & Carols Living World
(509) 783-8411
200 N Volland St
Kennewick, WA

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Petland
(509) 547-2040
5109 N Road 68 # C
Pasco, WA

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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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