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Establishing a Purple Martin Colony Workshop
Price $8
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Nature

Establishing a Purple Martin Colony Workshop

Friday, Mar 22, 2013 10:00a
Sugar Grove Nature Center Bloomington, IL

These iridescent, dark purple birds perform aerial acrobatics as they catch insects in flight. In our area, they nest almost exclusively in man-made houses, in large colonies. Ron LeGrand, a successful purple martin landlord for over 20 years, has fledged thousands of martins from his colony in Mattoon, IL. Participants will learn the natural history of this interesting bird, techniques to attract and maintain a colony at your site including house selection/placement, and the ultimate import detail"monitoring… Show more

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Sugar Grove Nature Center
N Mclean St
Bloomington, IL 61754
(309) 874-2174
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