Purple Martin Sound Recordings Sioux Falls SD

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Sioux Falls, SD. 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.

Trc Hobby
(605) 498-3100
27091 Katie Rd
Tea, SD
 
HobbyTown USA
(605) 339-6613
1007 W. 41st St.
Sioux Falls, SD
 
PETCO
(605) 361-5095
3110 South Louise Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
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

Happy Dog Kennels
(605) 332-0595
6516 N Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Your Pet Stop
(605) 221-2738
501 E 41ST St
Sioux Falls, SD

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Donovan's Hobby & Scuba Center
(605) 338-6945
3813 S Western Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Donovans Hobby Center
(605) 338-6945
Independence Plaza 3813 South Western Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
 
PetSmart
(605) 323-0111
2818 S. Louise Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Safari Land Pet Center
(605) 339-1947
2515 W 10th St
Sioux Falls, SD

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Balanced Brooke Pet Reiki
(605) 254-3880
www.BalancedBrooke.webs.com
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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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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