Become the perfect Purple Martin landlord! Did you know that Purple Martins are almost completely dependent on humans for their housing? Maintaining colonies of these beloved backyard birds-a tradition that began with the Native American tribes of the Southeast-is today more popular than ever. In the Stokes Purple Martin Book, you'll find all the information you need to attract, house, and care for a colony of Purple Martins in your own yard.
The book includes: -The secrets of attracting Purple Martins-from buying or building the right birdhouse to selecting the ideal site for the house on your property -When you can expect Purple Martins to arrive in your region -How to monitor houses and control predators -Fascinating facts about the breeding and nesting behaviors of Purple Martins -Range maps and more than 100 stunning full-color photographs
Stokes Purple Martin Book: PMB