Thursday, June 29, 2017

PM Update

PURPLE MARTIN COLONY UPDATE
Nest Check #1: On 5/31, our Purple Martin monitor reported the colony looked healthy with 43 out of 48 gourds occupied.
19 gourds had eggs. 2 had only 1 egg, 4 had 6. A total of 79. WOW!
Nest check #2: On 7/26, our monitor reported 102 hatchlings and 36 eggs.
Thanks to all who have contributed to the success of the Catoctin Creek Purple Martin project.
Photos courtesy of Don Hambright, our main Purple Martin monitor.