Purple Martin Sound Recordings Plattsburgh NY

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Plattsburgh, NY. 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.

Al's Train Shop
(802) 658-4935
56 Home Avenue
Burlington, VT
 
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(802) 893-7960
901 Lake Road
Milton, VT
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Animal House Pet Shop
(518) 563-6342
373 State Route 3, Suite 5
Plattsburgh, NY
 
La Pet Store
(518) 297-2039
753 Hayford Road
Champlain, NY
 
PetSmart
(518) 562-8600
67 CONSUMER SQUARE
PLATTSBURGH, NY

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North Junction Hobbies
(802) 524-0733
227 Lake Street
St. Albans, VT
 
Crazy Critter Hut
6 Greentree Dr.
Plattsburgh, NY
 
PetSmart
(518) 562-8600
67 Consumer Square
Plattsburgh, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Bridge Street Aquarium
(518) 561-7387
60 Bridge St
Plattsburgh, NY

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Nate's Pet Sitting, LLC
(802) 999-2267
P.O. Box 1013
Burlington, VT
 
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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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