Date: 9/5/19 12:44 pm
From: Sue McGrath <newburyportbirders...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Purple Martins of Salisbury Beach State Reservation - 2019 Nesting Season Update

2019 DATA

Gourds: 12

Eggs:  5

Fledged Young:  5   [2018 4 young fledged]

The nesting pair didn't construct a nest or bring any nesting materials
into the gourd. They nested right on the landlord

provided wood chips [young love?].

Good birding,

Sue McGrath
Volunteer Purple Martin Landlord at SBSR
Newburyport, MA

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