Purple Martin

Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Purple Martin 

Photo by Bill Bouton © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Video by  © all rights reserved

Map by

 

This page  only

Be notified of
page updates

it's private

powered by
ChangeDetection

Home          Order

Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Progne subis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Hirundinidae Family
20 cm Length
Their breeding habitat is open areas across eastern North America, and also some locations on the west coast from British Columbia to Mexico. It is seldom found in Florida   . Below Between   Range:- Endemic to See`Map Habitat
Altitude
Range
 This species typically breeds in colonies located in close proximity to human housing.      3 to 6 eggs. Clutch
Chicks are fed Insects, spiders and larvae. Adults eat mainly seed. Food  
  Habits
7049 - TSN: 178464 - Sub-species World Number
Least concerns Status

If you have sound recording of the Hirundinidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Jiricka modrolesklá, jiřička modrolesklá
Danish: Purpursvale
German: Purpurschwalbe, Purpur-Schwalbe
English: Purple Martin, Western Martin
Spanish: Avión Púrpura, Golondrina Azul, golondrina azul negra, Golondrina Azulnegra, Golondrina de Iglesias, Golondrina Grande, Golondrina Migratoria Grande, Golondrina morada, Golondrina Púrpura, Golondrina purpúrea, Martín Azul, Martín Purpurea, Martín Purpúrea
Spanish (Argentine): Golondrina Purpúrea
Spanish (Colombia): Golondrina Púrpura
Spanish (Costa Rica): Martín Purpurea
Spanish (Cuba): Golondrina Azul
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Golondrina Grande, Golondrina Migratoria, Golondrina Migratoria Grande
Spanish (Honduras): Golondrina morada
Spanish (Mexico): golondrina azul negra, golondrina azulnegra, Martín Azul
Spanish (Nicaragua): Avión Púrpura
Spanish (Paraguay): Golondrina purpúrea
Spanish (Venezuela): Golondrina de Iglesias
Estonian: põhja-türkiispääsuke
Finnish: Sinipääsky
French: Hirondelle noire, Hirondelle pourprée
Irish: Gabhlán corcra
Guarani: Mbyju’i hû, Mbyju'i hû
Haitian Creole French: Irondèl vyolèt
Hungarian: bíborfecske
Italian: Rondine purpurea, Rondine viola
Japanese: murasakitsubame
Japanese: ムラサキツバメ
Latin: Progne subis, Progne subis subis
Dutch: Purperzwaluw
Norwegian: Purpursvale
Polish: jaskólczak modry, jaskółczak modry, Jaskółka modra
Portuguese: Andorinha-azul, andorinha-púrpura, Andorinha-roxa
Portuguese (Brazil): Andorinha-azul, andorinha-púrpura
Russian: Пурпурная лесная ласточка
Slovak: lastovička purpurová, Lastovička purpurovolesklá
Swedish: Blå storsvala
Chinese: 紫崖燕

Sub-species

Progne subis
Progne subis [subis or arboricola]
Progne subis arboricola
Progne subis cryptoleuca
Progne subis hesperia
Progne subis subis
Progne subis subis or arboricola
Progne subis subis/arboricola
 

Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds © all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)

 

01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300

 


 

Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

 

01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000

 

Credits Some of the maps, data, are from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page               Data from Avibase