Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Purple Martin
Purple Martin Progne subis
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. and se. Canada, the United States to s. Mexico;
Fragmented distribution in the w. part of its range;
(1) S. Canada (sw. and e. British Columbia, c. Alberta e. to New Brunswick and c. Nova Scotia) and the United States (w. Washington, w. Oregon, n. California and e. Idaho s. to s. Texas, Gulf coast states and s. Florida and the Florida Keys) to e. Mexico.
(2) Sw. United States (n. Arizona), s. Baja, w. Mexico (Sonora, Tiburon Is. and s. in the Mexican highlands to Michoacan, Guanajuato and San Luis Potosi) s. to Nicaragua.
(3) W. United States (c. Utah).
Winters in the West Indies, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, e. Peru, n. Bolivia, n. Paraguay to se. Brazil (Bahia).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Florida Museum of Natural History
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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