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Home | Episode 61 Pursuing Purple Martins

WBU Podcast

John and Brian discuss how to attract Purple Martins to your yard, how to be a good landlord for them, and how to help martins even if you don’t provide housing for them. They also dispel some myths about these amazing aerialists.

Birds Mentioned
Purple Martins
House Sparrow
European Starling  

Purple Martin Resources 
Purple Martin Conservation Association – The PMCA website has a plethora of information regarding attracting and managing Purple Martin colonies. There is info including:

– Arrival
– Baffling Predators
– Managing other birds 

NestWatch: Purple Martins 

Housing – Check with your local Wild Birds Unlimited store for Purple Martin housing options. Find your local store here