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  • Scientific Names
    • Progne subis
  • Spanish
    • Golondrina azulnegra
  • French
    • hirondelle noire
  • English
    • Purple Martin
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    • PUMA
  • Portuguese
    • Andorinha-roxa

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Recent observations

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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fm5050

Date

July 24, 2016 07:22 AM EDT

Description

Dyke Marsh, VA July 24, 2016

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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mako252

Date

August 22, 2016 08:22 AM CDT

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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shelly3

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August 21, 2016 12:14 PM PDT

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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sheliahargis

Date

August 5, 2016 08:26 PM CDT

Description

Roost

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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rcurtis

Date

August 15, 2016 08:28 PM EDT

Description

Roost colony in cattail island

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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jokurtz

Date

May 9, 2015 03:58 PM HST

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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August 18, 2016

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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mako252

Date

March 2, 2015 11:29 AM CST

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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mako252

Date

March 1, 2015 11:04 AM CST

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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goldeagle60

Date

July 22, 2016 08:17 AM EDT

Description

Purple Martin

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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plancaster

Date

August 13, 2016 08:00 PM HST

Description

at nest boxes

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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kschnei

Date

June 17, 2016 06:24 AM PDT

Description

Purple Martin (Progne subis), male, Skyline Boulevard, San Mateo County, California - 17 June 2016. Found here by Alvaro Jaramillo on 8 June.

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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.
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