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Category Archives: Purple Martin Sightings
The first sighting of Purple Martins in Collier County for the 2013 nesting season – December 29, 2012! Two males were seen flying around the gourd racks of the Foxhaven colony in Foxfire.
Club members have shared photos of the Purple Martins at their colonies. Plenty of Martins have arrived in southwest Florida and more are coming. All photos taken the last week of February to the first week of March, 2012.
February 17-20 marked the 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count, a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the National Audubon Society and Bird Studies of Canada. Birders and friends all over North America are reporting on the birds … Continue reading