Purple Martin Sound Recordings Warner Robins GA

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Warner Robins, GA. 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.

Grampa''s Trains
(478) 953-3782
PO Box 500
Centerville, GA
Store Type
Walk-in Store, Online Store, Phone & Mail Order

Golden Needles Designs
(478) 396-8700
164 Giles Road
Warner Robins, GA
Store Type
Sewing School

Toni Folske
(478) 285-5244
107 Valley Lake Dr
Perry, GA

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PetSmart
(478) 476-9564
4551 Billy Williamson Drive
Macon, GA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Noah's Ark Pet Shop
(478) 788-9787
4345 Hartley Bridge Rd
Macon, GA
 
The Party Store
(478) 953-9700
4027 Watson Blvd Ste 300
Warner Robins, GA

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Country Boys Hobbies
(478) 741-3399
5958 Griswoldville Rd
Macon, GA

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PetSmart
(478) 971-3700
2730 Watson Rd
Warner Robins, GA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(478) 971-3700
2730 WATSON BOULEVARD
WARNER ROBINS, GA

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Noah's Ark Pet Shop
(478) 788-9787
4347 Hartley Bridge Rd
Macon, GA

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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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