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Purple Martin
(Progne subis)

Purple Martin
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
Purple Martin Information

 7 - 8.5"

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

 Mainly flying insects, including bees, wasps, flies, and dragonflies. Also, some spiders and some insects found on the ground.
Purple Martin ID TipsIdentification tips for the Purple Martin
Songs and calls of the Purple Martin
Range Map:
         Purple Martin Breeding Map USGS                                            
      Breeding Map        

Additional Information:

Purple Martin
Description, distribution and habitat, migration, diet, reproduction, vocalizations, and conservation status. Includes photos and range map. (From Wikipedia)




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