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    • PUMA
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    • Progne subis
  • Spanish
    • Golondrina azulnegra
  • French
    • hirondelle noire
  • English
    • Purple Martin

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 10, 2014 06:44 PM EDT

Description

Eastport, MD April 10, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

purple martin Progne subis

Observer

eustatic1

Date

July 23, 2013

Description

sundown

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple martin Progne subis

Observer

royaltyler

Date

April 8, 2014 09:00 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

james3

Date

April 6, 2014

Description

All dark below, swallow-shaped bird. I'm not sure what else this could be.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

john11

Date

March 24, 2003

Place

Homestead (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

adrianj

Date

June 19, 2013 08:32 PM CDT

Description

Pre-roost before headed to the big roost at Highland Mall.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

April 25, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

March 22, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

jonahevans

Date

March 11, 2014 02:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

marvelliott

Date

July 9, 2009

Photos / Sounds

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

marvelliott

Date

July 9, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

marvelliott

Date

April 13, 2009
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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.