Birding in British Columbia

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 Post subject: Purple Martin
PostPosted: May 30 9:11 pm 
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Its nice to see so many Purple Martins nesting in our area. They all seem to be banded.Image


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 Post subject: Re: Purple Martin
PostPosted: Jun 03 10:18 pm 
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Nice photo.


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 Post subject: Re: Purple Martin
PostPosted: Jun 21 12:46 pm 
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Purple martins are being encouraged by the BC Ferries Little River Terminal staff. Here are two shot I got yesterday.

Purple Martin:

ImagePurple Martin Swallow_0479 by mcrosbie, on Flickr

Here are the bird houses they put up for the purple martins (as I understand).

ImageBird houses on pilings at Little River Ferry Terminal, Comox, BC. by mcrosbie, on Flickr


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