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Video Bird Mans Attracting Purple Martins 

great video with instructions on how to attract Purple Martins This informative video from Bird Man Mel explains the best ways to attract Purple Martins to your backyard. He discusses…

Attracting Purple Martins to Purple Marlin House

Written by Steven Musumeche Over one million North Americans put up purple martin houses. Unfortunately, many of these folks are unable to attract breeding martins. Many people really enjoy watching,…

How to Maintain Purple Martin Houses

Written by Timothy Martinez Jr. Being a Purple Martin landlord is fun and rewarding, but it does require work. Check out our tips on maintaining and cleaning Purple Martin houses.…

Myth of Purple Martins and Mosquitoes

Written by Dan Lawton One of the most popular myths about Purple Martins is that they consume approximately 2,000 mosquitoes a day. One of the most popular myths about Purple…

Purple Martins: Nesting and Mating

Written by Dan Lawton Learn more about Purple Martins and their processes of mating and nesting, including how they select a nest, how they feed their young and more. Arrival…