Purple Martin

Feeding Time for the Purple Martins

July 5, 2021 - Overhead I heard the chattering calls of Purple Martins.... It was a juvenile Purple Martin who flew out from the tree.... It takes a lot of bugs to feed a growing Purple Martin!... Read more

A Productive Afternoon Walk!

April 9, 2011 - Juvenile Bald Eagle Juvenile Bald Eagle We've been seeing Purple Martins flying over our heads each evening as we walk down by Black Lake.  I've been wondering where those birds nest, since I haven't noticed any Purple Martin houses in the neighborhood.  Well, I found out.  They nest in the…... Read more

Purple Martins!

March 25, 2011 - We saw several Purple Martins near Black Lake on our walk tonight!  It's the first time I've seen Purple Martins around our neighborhood.  I had fun trying to take flight shots, although the light was fading and my results aren't great.  But they are proof that we have martins around! …... Read more

Spring is in the Air at the Circle B Bar Reserve

February 12, 2011 - Laughing Gull I was admiring the Tree Swallows on Wading Bird Way when I saw these birds land and rest on the trail.  They are Purple Martins, the first ones I've ever seen at Circle B.  As a matter of fact, they are the first Purple Martins I've seen away…... Read more

Purple Martin

Callaway Gardens Trip – Spring 2010

April 15, 2010 - Northern Flicker Last time we went to Callaway, we saw a female orchard oriole.  This time we saw the male.  There were several of them calling back and forth to each other.  The first night, the sun was pretty much set before we saw our first oriole, and even so,…... Read more