Purple Martin Sound Recordings Lafayette LA

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Lafayette, LA. 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.

Cajun RC & Raceway
(337) 988-6270
101 Camellia Blvd
Lafayette, LA
 
Ron's Model Railroad Shop
(318) 232-5536
1416 South College Road
Lafayette, LA
 
PetSmart
(337) 984-5319
5700 Johnston St Ste 100
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-7:00

PetSmart
(337) 984-5319
5700 JOHNSTON STREET
LAFAYETTE, LA

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Mill Pond Kennels
(337) 513-4148
1026 N Larriviere Rd
Broussard, LA
 
Big Boy Toys & Hobbys
(337) 269-5800
204 Feu Follet Rd # 200
Lafayette, LA
 
PETCO
(337) 232-5385
3215 Louisiana Avenue
Lafayette, LA
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-6:00pm

Durel's Pet Shop Inc
(337) 984-3403
3814 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9am-9pm Sun 11am-6pm

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Pet-Nannys.com
(337) 322-1922
Lafayette LA
Lafayette , LA
Products
Pet care
Hours
24/7
Prices and/or Promotions
15.00

Pals Pets
(337) 369-3068
709 S Lewis St
New Iberia, LA

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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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