following page is dedicated to the attraction, raising and enjoyment
Within the following pages, you
will find all kinds of information dealing with Purple Martins. Things like how
to attract them, house them and how to properly care for them. I've tried to
present this information in a manner that anyone can understand so that they can
enjoy this wonderful bird species should they wish to try and attract some to
their homes. These purple martin pages are designed by Chuck Abare.
Chuck's email address is posted on most of the pages. Write him with and
questions or comments. He has put together a wealth of information on
purple martins that can definitely assist you in starting a purple martin
Here's a quick Overview of Purple Martins
The Purple Martin
Answers to common questions on purple martins.
What's it take to attract martins
Requirements for martins
The biological descriptions and habits.
The Martin Bio Page
More detailed descriptions of their daily
The Habits Page
A bunch of tips to attract them.
to Attract Them
Methods for controlling martin pests.
Purple Martin Pest Control
Links to just about anywhere to do with purple
A few purple martin myths dispelled
How to do...
My stand on
Learn all about Gourds and Purple Martins.
The Gourd Page
Do It Yourself...
How to get plans to build them a home.
Plans for a Gourd Rack
Plans for a Wooden House
Drawings & Pictures.
Add a T-14 to a round
More Drawings, Sketches & Pics.
The mechanics of...
Purple Martin Housing
Add Crescent SREH's to
Gourds and Houses
Rework Gourds to Make Them
Build your own...
Build your own...
How to print my pages.
Help!!! I found a baby martin on the ground.
Feeding Baby Martins
Check out why purple martin housing should be painted
Read how I got started in the hobby of Purple
Read 'My Story'
Check out this new invention for purple martins...
Plastic Horizontal Gourd
Actual calculations on strengths of martin poles...
Structural Martin Poles
Housing standards, both houses and gourds...
Standards for Martin