Monday, April 01, 2013

Purple Martins are making their return

Over the weekend I began receiving reports that one of  our favorite spring friends is beginning its return appearance.  The Purple martin scouts are here beginning their assessment of the situation and preparing their report for the others to follow.  They always send in the scouts to search for nesting site availability for this spring.  It is important that you get those nesting houses cleaned and set up now so that the colony you had last year locates the property and provides a good report to the others in waiting.  I know it sounds a little odd but this is the way it works and if your site is not ready they will make the decision to move on to another location.  Get ready springs a coming.