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    • Progne subis
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    • Golondrina azulnegra
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    • hirondelle noire
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Recent observations

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Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

gibbons

Date

July 25, 2015 08:30 PM CDT

Description

Migration roost

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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nanorca13

Date

May 31, 2015 04:05 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Purple Martins at nest boxes in the Campbell River estuary.

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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cyric

Date

July 5, 2015 11:58 AM EDT

Description

A male Purple Martin at RISD Beach with a Painted Skimmer.

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Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

sheliahargis

Date

July 18, 2015 08:50 PM CDT

Description

Migration roost for Purple Martins. Roost was at in the Highland Mall area (1.2 miles away) for at least 30 years but for some reason this summer the birds moved to Capital Plaza.

Very rough estimate of the birds on this date was 350,000.

Travis Audubon is having Purple Martin Parties every Friday and Saturday night in July and encouraging the public to join us to see this amazing spectacle of nature.

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Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

sheliahargis

Date

July 17, 2015 08:27 AM CDT

Description

Numerous individuals on wires and TV antenna above house.

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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brookesmith

Date

July 18, 2015 05:09 PM MDT

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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thelynns

Date

July 18, 2015 01:00 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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nanorca13

Date

July 15, 2015 03:05 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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mmcmasters

Date

June 14, 2014

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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bjoelle

Date

July 10, 2015

Description

Heard these as well -- I didn't sight any.

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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veggi

Date

May 2, 2015 11:00 AM EDT

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Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

jaliya

Date

July 10, 2015

Place

Nepean (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The Purple Martin (Progne subis) is the largest North American swallow. These aerial acrobats have speed and agility in flight, and when approaching their housing, will dive from the sky at great speeds with their wings tucked.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.