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7 edition of The purple martin found in the catalog.

The purple martin

by Robin W Doughty

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Purple martin

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-93)

    StatementRobin Doughty and Rob Fergus
    SeriesThe Corrie Herring Hooks series -- no. 52
    ContributionsFergus, Rob, 1968-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.P247 D38 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 93 p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15355090M
    ISBN 10029271615X
    LC Control Number2001004250

    Purple Martin Book - Stokes Guide to Attracting and Housing Purple Martins-By Donald and Lillian Stokes and Justin L. Brown. An essential resource. Copiously illustrated with maps, line drawings, and full-color photographs, this large paperback booksBrand: Stokes Books.   Purple martins are a bird of the people. Throughout most of their range, martins are completely dependent on human-created nesting structures. Even beyond the nesting season, purple martins commonly establish roost sites in and around human-created structures.

    The purple martin (Progne subis) is the largest swallow in North America. Despite their name, purple martins are not truly purple. Their dark blackish-blue feathers have an iridescent sheen caused by the refraction of incident light giving them a bright blue to navy blue or deep purple appearance. In some light they may even appear green in : Aves. Book - A Purple Martin Journey-New lower price for ! By Andrew M. Troyer of Troyer's Birds' Paradise. This top quality hard cover book is 6 x 9 and has more than color pictures. From getting started as a purple martin landlord, to how to co.

    Purple Martin eggs are usually a pure white color. The incubation period for Purple Martins is on average 13 to 14 days. The female performs incubation alone, but both sexes feed the young Martins. Purple martin nestlings. Purple Martins are born extremely weak and without : Dan Lawton. The Stokes Purple Martin Book book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Become the perfect Purple Martin landlord with this comprehe 4/5.


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