Purple Martin~  adult male! Our purple martins were much thinner. This may be just before he migrates. (they fatten up for the trip). They return to same nest area each year.

In some postings, this bird has been mistakenly identified as a Purple Martin. But, this is a Violet-backed Starling, not a Purple Martin.

The beautiful Purple Martin, largest North American Swallows are aerial acrobats able to achieve great speed & agility in flight!

~~Purple Martin ~ largest North American Swallow~~ Look, another BEAUTIFUL PURPLE bird. My favorite color. The birds wear it so well.

Purple martins are one of America’s best-loved birds. Do they call your yard home? To learn how to give them the proper environment to bring their beautiful song and aerial acrobatics to your property, read more now on Gardener’s Path.

How to Attract Purple Martins to Your Garden

Purple martins are one of America’s best-loved birds. To learn how to give them the proper environment to bring their beautiful song and aerial acrobatics to your property, read more now on Gardener’s Path.

Purple Martin

The Purple Martin is the largest North American Swallow. They eat a variety of winged insects. They do like to nest in the Martin Houses. Provide a place for them and in return, they will help keep the winged insect population down in your yard.

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Purple Martin: foraging almost entirely in mid-air it feeds on a wide variety of flying insects.

Purple Martin: foraging almost entirely in mid-air it feeds on a wide variety of flying insects.

Purple martin (Progne subis)                              …

The Purple Martin (Progne subis) is the largest North American swallow. Purple Martins' breeding range is throughout temperate North America.

free printable birdhouse plans | Level, 8-Room Free Purple Martin Bird House Plans

Martin bird house plans Young birds from falling But many fail to attract any birds because of poor placement Small bird Passer sparrow Building plans for purple

"How to Build a Birdhouse for Martins" Learn how to build a birdhouse for martins, the beneficial bird that not only eats copious amounts of insects, but also scares away hawks and crows. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS

How to Build a Birdhouse for Martins - DIY

"How to Build a Birdhouse for Martins" Learn how to build a birdhouse for martins, the beneficial bird that not only eats copious amounts of insects, but also scares away hawks and crows. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS (Outdoor Wood How To Build)

how to build a purple martin house; for mosquito elimination

Build a four-family Purple Martin bird house and you can attract these bug-eating birds to your yard to help make your summer pest-free.

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Ark Workshop GROUND SOCKET for wooden birdhouse pole system for Purple Martin Houses & Large bird houses

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