[CT Birds] FOY Purple Martin

Tina and Peter Green petermgreen at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 2 11:11:35 EDT 2015

Out trusty Purple Martin "scout" just chased off an American Kestrel that was sitting in a Birch tree near the nature center and is now checking out each of the gourds.He's already defending  his territory. Be sure to stop by the park and check out our Purple Martins!

Tina Green
Sent from my iPhone

> On Apr 2, 2015, at 11:01 AM, Tina and Peter Green via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 4/2/15- Westport-Sherwood Island SP- FOY Purple Martin scout arrived as we were finishing putting up the 24 Martin gourds. Thank you Chris Kostpoulos,park staff, and James Beschle,park supervisor for your help. The new pole and 12 gourds,generously funded by a COA minigrant , will be installed next week for a total of 36 houses.We are excited and ready for our Purple Martins to return. Anyone interested in helping to monitor the martins can contact me directly.
> Tina Green
> With Chris Kostopoulos 
> Westport
> Sent from my iPhone
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