Purple Martin Sound Recordings Temecula CA

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Temecula, CA. 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.

HobbyTown USA
(951) 699-7492
Winchester Center
Temecula, CA
 
Dynamic Hobbies
(951) 925-9331
811 E Florida Ave
Hemet, CA
 
Gamers Paradise
(951) 699-5300
28860 Old Town Front Street STE B-2
Temecula, CA
Store Type
Games

Dynamic Hobbies
(951) 925-9331
811 E Florida Ave
Hemet, CA

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PETCO
(951) 296-0388
40474 Winchester Road
Temecula, CA
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-8:00pm

D & S Hobbies
(951) 694-1773
28636 Old Town Front St Suite 100
Temecula, CA
 
Mike's Vacuum Express
(951) 245-8800
31909 Mission Trail
Lake Elsinore, CA
 
Hobby People
(951) 677-5816
26755 Jefferson Ave Ste E
Murrieta, CA

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Wolf Creek Ranch
(951) 674-0921
PO Box 283
Lake Elsinore, CA

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PetSmart
(951) 302-1209
32413 Temecula Parkway
Temecula, CA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

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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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