After our first successful season in 2012, our colony has continued to grow! This BLOG is the history of our Purple Martin Journey at Meadow Wood Elementary!
A Successful Nesting Season!
Monday, April 23, 2012
We are in our new school and we have PURPLE MARTINS! The second grader landlords at Meadow Wood have been able to watch their purple martin colony grow. There are at least 10 martins that dive, sing, and glide around the pods. A single purple martin was spotted at the beginning of April and since then, he seems to have brought his friends! We will post pictures soon!
Rain Fledgling Update
Day 12 of this terrible weather and all but 1 of the babies are holding
their own. I am fattening them up but with more heavy rain in the forecast,
1 month ago
Welcome to the Meadow Wood Elementary Purple Martin Blog
After almost 3 school years, we FINALLY have our first purple martins that are nesting in our pods. This is a very exciting time for our students! Each morning the second graders check the pods for sparrow nests so that they can be removed in order to help the martins. The purpose of this blog is to provide the students a chance to keep up with what is happening in the purple martin nest while they are not in school!