The Stunning Purple Martin

Photo by @hoothootphotography

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The largest swallow in North America…the stunning Purple Martin beautifully captured by @hoothootphotography on the West Coast while searching for owls.

Here’s an interesting fact about Purple Martins. Almost all Purple Martins in the east nest in birdhouses put up especially for them.

Purple Martin birdhouses have a long history dating back to when Native American tribes reportedly hung up hollow gourds around their villages to attract these birds.

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