Purple Martin Sound Recordings Morgantown WV

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Morgantown, WV. 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.

Smileys Sports Cards & Hobby
(724) 425-1131
383 Mcclellandtown Rd
Uniontown, PA
 
Brodak's Hobby Shop
(724) 966-2726
558 Route 88
Carmichaels, PA
 
Vitality Science
(866) 647-4898
RR4 Box 66A
Fairmont, WV

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PETCO
(304) 599-0670
4101 University Town Center Drive
Morgantown, WV
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-8:00pm

Exotic Jungle
(304) 296-8552
1716 Mileground Rd Ste D
Morgantown, WV

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Outlaw Motorsports, LLC
(304) 284-0480
3833 Earl L Core
Morgantown, WV
 
Fairchance Pharmacy
(724) 564-7817
90 West Church St.
Fairchance, PA
 
HealthyPetNet Independent Field Representative
(724) 966-5374
180 Kovalcheck Road
Carmichaels, PA

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PetSmart
(724) 437-0565
116 Matthew Drive
Uniontown, PA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Critters Pet Care Center
(304) 329-2009
438 E Main St
Kingwood, WV

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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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