Bird of the week 2024 | Purple martin

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Posted February 24, 2024 | By Michael Warren

Purple martin

These large swallows depend almost entirely on manmade birdhouses for nesting, especially in the eastern United States. They flock in large numbers and feed on the wing, migrating to South America during the winter. This one was photographed at the Rotary Sportsplex in southeastern Marion County.

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