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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Female with young
© Matthew D. Medler, New York, United States, 07 Sep 2014
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Adult male
© Matthew D. Medler, New York, United States, 25 Apr 2015
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Adult/immature
© Brian Sullivan, California, United States, 20 Apr 2012
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Female/immature
© Larry Arbanas, Texas, United States, 20 Apr 2008
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© Marcelo Barbosa - Tocantins Birding, Tocantins, Brazil, 24 Nov 2020
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Exemplar of nonbreeding habitat; Rondônia, Brazil.
© Fabio Olmos, Rondônia, Brazil, 02 Nov 2020
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Late-summer roost; Tennessee, United States.
© Melinda Welton, Tennessee, United States, 26 Aug 2020
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One bird foraging.
© Carter Dorscht, Ontario, Canada, 15 May 2021
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Juveniles calling at nest.
© Matthew D. Medler, New York, United States, 07 Sep 2014
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A bird calling from its perch over a nest box.
© Josep del Hoyo, Florida, United States, 19 Jun 2017
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Male preening.
© Matthew D. Medler, New York, United States, 25 Apr 2015
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© Steve Rose, California, United States, 09 May 2021
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Roost in Brazil.
© Marcelo Barbosa - Tocantins Birding, Tocantins, Brazil, 24 Nov 2020
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Purple Martin birdhouses.
© Andrew Dreelin, Georgia, United States, 01 Apr 2015
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Purple Martin birdhouses.
© Shelia Hargis, Texas, United States, 25 Apr 2021
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Purple Martin birdhouses.
© Josep del Hoyo, Delaware, United States, 06 May 2006
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Nestlings at nest entrance waiting for food.
© Matthew D. Medler, New York, United States, 07 Sep 2014
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Nestling fed by parent.
© Charles Rose, IV, Mississippi, United States, 30 Jun 2013

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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