Purple Martin Eggs!

Peeking in Round Gourd Entrance at 6 Eggs

Another Nest with 6 Eggs

A Record 7 Eggs in Nest!

Another Nest with 7 Eggs!

Lots of Activity at Purple Martin Nesting Gourds

Just in time for Easter, we have plenty of eggs in the purple martin nesting gourds with even more to come!  We did a nest check today and counted 70 eggs in 12 nests.  This promises to be our best nesting season yet!  You can learn more about purple martins and how to set up your own site at:  https://www.purplemartin.org/  

 

About Pam
Richard and Pam lived in the San Francisco Bay Area 14 years (1987-1999 and 2008-2011). They lived in Florida 13 years previously, until returning in July 2011 to present. They hope their photography will encourage you to get out and discover nature's beauty in your own backyard, parks, and wild places. Click on any pictures on this blog to see them full size with additional details.

4 Responses to Purple Martin Eggs!

  1. Cecilia says:

    Wow, this is so wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

  2. studiodeb333 says:

    so cool. we had hummingbirds nest in our plum tree in California and their eggs were like mini jelly beans. how big are these eggs?

    • Pam says:

      Lucky you! Hummingbirds are the best! These eggs are bigger than hummingbird eggs. The closest comparison would be those little chocolate eggs at Easter.

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