Passion for Purple… Martins

Passion for Purple… Martins

Long ago, native Americans hung up hollowed-out gourds to attract nesting Purple Martins. To­day, we erect apart­ments in the sky or groups of plastic gourds for the same purpose. And over time, these beautiful birds have developed a relation­ship with humans unlike...
Bluebird Basics

Bluebird Basics

Bluebirds enchant us with their lovely colors and sweet songs. This may explain why we associate bluebirds with happiness, love, and spring. Poetry, prose, and lyrics extol the virtues of these warm weather visitors. East of the Rocky Mountains, the Eastern Bluebird...