SPECIES

Purple Martin Progne subis Scientific name definitions

Charles R. Brown, Daniel A. Airola, and Scott Tarof
Version: 2.0 — Published September 10, 2021

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Distribution of the Purple Martin
Figure 1. Distribution of Purple Martin in North and Middle America.

This species winters in South America. See text for details.

Figure 2. Annual cycle of molt, breeding, and migration of Purple Martin

Annual cycle of molt, breeding, and migration of Purple Martin for n.-central Texas. Thick lines show peak activity; thin lines, off-peak.

Recommended Citation

Brown, C. R., D. A. Airola, and S. Tarof (2021). Purple Martin (Progne subis), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.purmar.02