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    • Progne subis
  • Spanish
    • Golondrina azulnegra
  • French
    • hirondelle noire
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    • Purple Martin
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    • PUMA
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    • Andorinha-roxa

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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krushing

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May 16, 2015

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amandaandmike

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May 16, 2015 12:10 PM EDT

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May 16, 2015

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April 5, 2015

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May 15, 2015

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wanderingbird

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May 9, 2015

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May 12, 2015

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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fm5050

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April 16, 2015 04:54 PM EDT

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Overlook Park, Douglas Co., KS April 16, 2015

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sambiology

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May 7, 2015

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About to meet up with Greg, Liam, Mark, Cullen, Eric, and Nick -- the epitome of iNaturalist-ers. :)

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celticcail

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May 10, 2015 09:08 AM EDT

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Obviously the two on top are fake but the one going into the hole is real. ;) There was another around back also.

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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robberfly

Date

May 7, 2015

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Cool to see the bird that actually go with this box. As a Californian, I see the Box in yards, but never the bird.

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Purple Martin Progne subis

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maractwin

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May 7, 2015 09:24 AM EDT
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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.