|Common Name:||Martin, Purple|
|Scientific Name:||Progne subis|
|Area:||Tenmile Lakes County Boat Ramp, Oregon|
|Date:||April 20, 2013|
Purple Martins are well know to prefer colonial nesting. Here a female (top) and a male (lower) discuss moving into a new apartment soon after arriving from their long migration from South America.
|Reference:||National Geographic Guide to the Birds of Western North America by Dunn & Alderfer||