Purple Martin Sound Recordings Santa Fe NM

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Santa Fe, NM. 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.

Super Toys
(505) 471-4535
4250 Cerillos Road
Santa Fe, NM
 
Santa Fe Homebrew Supply
(505) 473-2268
6820 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Store Type
Homebrew and wine making supplies
Prices and/or Promotions
www.nmbrew.com

PetSmart
(505) 471-5255
3561 Zafarano Dr
Santa Fe, NM
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-7:00

PetSmart
(505) 471-5255
3561 Zafarano Dr
SANTA FE, NM

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CJ's Canines
(505) 660-0100
5 Bisbee Ct Suite 109-218
Santa Fe, NM
 
Santa Fe Homebrew Supply
(505) 473-2268
6820 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
 
Barkin' Bistro
(505) 819-7402
1500 Luisa St.
Santa Fe, NM

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PETCO
(505) 424-1667
2006 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM
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

SWEETY PAWS Loving In Home Pet Care & Dog Walking
(505) 603-5363
1568 Escondida Court
Santa Fe, NM
 
Barkin' Bistro
(505) 819-7402
1500 Luisa St. #6
Santa Fe, NM
 
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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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