Progne subis


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Noun1.Progne subis - large North American martin of which the male is blue-blackProgne subis - large North American martin of which the male is blue-black
martin - any of various swallows with squarish or slightly forked tail and long pointed wings; migrate around Martinmas
genus Progne, Progne - a genus of Hirundinidae
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Progne modesta "golondrina negra", registrada solamente en dos oportunidades, al igual que Progne subis "martin purpureo".
Similarly, purple martin (Progne subis) parents increased the frequency of feeding visits to larger broods but did not deliver heavier boluses (Walsh, 1978).