Purple Martin Sound Recordings Myrtle Beach SC

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Myrtle Beach, SC. 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.

Ed's Hobby Shop
(843) 448-8685
704 Main Street
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Bill's Train Shop
(803) 497-5007
9904 North Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Ed's Hobby Shop
(843) 448-8685
704 Main St
Myrtle Beach, SC

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Wayside Kennel Gear
(888) 765-2194
151 Duck Blind Place
Myrtle Beach, SC

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BOW WOW BOUTIQUE
(843) 293-3647
3839-E SOCASTEE BLVD.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC
Products
DOG GROOMING & DAY CARE
Hours
8AM TO 5PM

Great Train Store
(803) 444-0844
1211 Celebrity Circle
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Creative Pastime Shop
(803) 248-2600
1011 Third Avenue
Conway, SC
 
Foxlights
(843) 651-5390
1109 Lampwick Ln
Murrells Inlet, SC

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PetSmart
(843) 626-2164
1301 Oak Forest Lane
Myrtle Beach, SC
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Dog Boarding of Myrtle Beach
(843) 602-5580
8500 Highway 544
Myrtle Beach , SC
Products
Day Care and Boarding for Dogs
Hours
7 am - 7pm
Prices and/or Promotions
15 / day and 25 / night

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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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