Purple Martin Update
As of May 31st, 21 of the 24 gourds have nests. Some are not complete (yet). 12 eggs were found spread out in 8 nests; 4 nests with 2 eggs and 4 nests with 1 egg each.
Next Nest Check:
Saturday, June 11
Join us at Catoctin Creek Nature Center as we lower the gourd rack to survey each gourd for nests and to count eggs.
|Purple Martin pair with the female holding nesting material.|
|Nest with Eggs inside the gourd.|