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Purple Martin
(Progne subis)

        
 
 
Purple Martin Information
                                              
Length:
 7 - 8.5"

Habitat:
 In the Northeast, open or semi-open areas such as farmland, meadows, fields, parks, and residential areas - usually near open water.

Diet:
 Mainly flying insects, including
Purple Martin
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
bees, wasps, flies, and dragonflies.
Also, some spiders and some insects
found on the ground.
 
 
Purple Martin ID TipsIdentification tips for the Purple Martin
 
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
         Purple Martin Breeding Map USGS                                            
     
      Breeding Map        
 
Additional Information:
 
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photos, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.
 
     
   

 

 


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