Purple Martin Sound Recordings Winchester VA

Local resource for purple martin sound recordings in Winchester, VA. 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.

Hobby Hutt LLC
(540) 723-4888
325 W Boscawen St
Winchester, VA
 
Eastcoast Hobbies
(540) 545-4137
126 Windy Hill Lane Suite 2
Winchester, VA
 
PETCO
(540) 667-0562
370 Gateway Drive #5
Winchester, VA
Hours
Monday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-7:00pm

PETCO
(304) 724-7973
217 Oak Lee Drive #16
Ranson, WV
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

Aberdeen Acres Pet Care Center
(540) 667-7809
667 Walters Mill Lane
Stephenson, VA
Products
Boarding, Dog Training and Grooming
Hours
M-F 8:00 am.m to 5:00 p.m.

Incredible Flying Objects
(540) 678-9993
9 N Loudon Street, Ste 105
Winchester, VA
 
PetSmart
(540) 662-5544
2310 Legge Blvd
Winchester, VA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 9:00-7:00

PETCO
(540) 635-7606
135 Crooked Run Plaza #10
Front Royal, VA
Hours
Monday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Aberdeen Acres Pet Care Center
(540) 667-7809
667 Walters Mills Lane
Winchester, VA
 
Winchester Kmart
(540) 722-2393
1675 South Pleasant Valley
Winchester, VA
Products / Services
Vegetables

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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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