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Progne subis (Purple Martin) is a species of birds in the family swallows. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic and The Neotropics. They are crepuscular carnivores. They have parental care (pair provides care, female provides care, and paternal care). They rely on flight and gliding to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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EOL has data for 39 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Purple martin. View this species on GBIF