Purple Martin Sound Recordings Prescott AZ

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Prescott, AZ. 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.

Classic Trains International
(520) 771-9156
650 Holiday Drive
Prescott, AZ
 
Valley Hobby Shop
(928) 775-4071
7680 E State Route Hwy 69
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
PetSmart
(928) 776-9636
277 N Walker Rd
Prescott, AZ
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

Pet Depot Barkery
(928) 776-8700
225 W Gurley St
Prescott, AZ

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Furry Little Monsters
(928) 443-1998
220 W Goodwin St
Prescott, AZ

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Arrowhead Scale Models
(520) 445-8409
662 Holiday Drive
Prescott, AZ
 
NIZHONI MINIATURE PINSCHERS OF ARIZONA
(928) 632-5362
13120 MC CABE ST
HUMBOLDT, AZ
 
PETCO
(928) 708-0212
1931 SR-69
Prescott, AZ
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-7:00pm

Pet Care Ctr
(928) 445-5111
843 Miller Valley Rd Ste 103
Prescott, AZ

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PetSmart
(928) 776-9636
277 Walker Rd
PRESCOTT, AZ

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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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