Purple Martin Sound Recordings Mobile AL

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ACMR Train Store
(251) 690-9009
351 St. Francis Street
Mobile, AL
 
PetSmart
(251) 343-2227
3980-J Airport Rd
Mobile, AL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

eco dogs
(855) 289-3263
2029B, #266 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL
Products
eco-friendly pet products and grain free, gluten free dog and cat food
Hours
24 hours

B & B Pet Stop Inc
(251) 661-3474
5035 Cottage Hill Rd
Mobile, AL

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PetSmart
(251) 625-4025
10200 EASTERN SHORE BLVD
SPANISH FORT, AL

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HobbyTown USA
(251) 633-8446
312-Q Schillinger Rd.
Mobile, AL
 
PetSmart
(251) 625-4025
10200 Eastern Shore Blvd
Spanish Fort, AL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(251) 343-2227
3980 J AIRPORT BLVD
MOBILE, AL

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BAMAS BESTVULLIES
(251) 554-3157
EIGHT MILE
MOBILE, AL
Products
AMERICAN PITT BULL TERRIERS
Hours
8 TO 8
Prices and/or Promotions
VARIES

Go Play Pet Service
(251) 367-4738
2518 Hwy 98
Daphne , AL
Products
Dog Daycare, Pet Sitting, Grooming, Obedience Training

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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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