Purple Martin Sound Recordings Panama City Beach FL

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Mihabi RC Hobbies & Supplies
(850) 914-2815
2235 East 15th Street
Panama City, FL
 
PetSmart
(850) 522-4122
849 E 23rd St
Panama City, FL
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

GulfCoastGeckos
(850) 588-7272
Panama City Beach, FL
Products
Leopard Geckos

DogSmith Emerald Coast
(850) 628-4048
PO Box 3544
Panama City, FL
 
Ace Home & Garden Center
(850) 522-0314
3911 East 15th Street
Panama City, FL

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Fred Astaire Dance Studio
(850) 873-6269
2401 Ruth Hentz Ave
Panama City, FL
 
Suncoast Aquariums
(850) 230-6066
8317 Front Beach Rd
Panama City, FL

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PetSmart
(850) 522-4122
849 W 23rd St
Panama City, FL

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The DogSmith of Florida's Emerald Coast
(850) 628-4048
PO Box 3544
Panama City, FL
Products
20% discount for new customers on all services!

Gulf Coast Hydroseed
(850) 872-1522
3307 Kings Rd
Panama City, FL
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Hydroseeding
Prices and/or Promotions
1/3 the cost of sod

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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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