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Purple martin house plan. This bird is of great service against the inroads of wasps bugs and beetles. Included are complete instructions with downloadable plans drawings and materials for building multi level purple martin apartment houses. It prefers to live in colonies even though the males fight bitterly at times.
How to build a purple martin bird house. The current recommendation from the purple martin society is that each nesting pair should have a space that is 6 x 6 x 12 deep with a divider wall with a 2 1 4 door opening between the two rooms of the suite. You are probably going to have to revise some of your martin house plans.
Each level has 8 apartments and you can stack up to four levels for up to 32 apartments. Purple martin bird house plans plans include free pdf download illustrated instructions and material list. I have been asked for plans to build a purple martin house so many times that i lost count.
Martin houses should have at least several rooms each. Nearly everyone knows swallows of one variety or another. Plans for a purple martin house.
Find free plans informative guides and links for purple martin housing traps predators guards and more. The original blueprints of his martin house design. The taverner purple martin houses feature enlarged compartments as is recommended by the pmca and are easy to clean and easy access for nest checks.
Purple martin house plans follow these easy to read directions on how to build a purple martin house. Usually i sent them to a site that had the plans for a basic house along with a few corrections that needed to be made to the house so that it would be suitable for purple martins. Taverner s first attempt at a purple martin house photo below required that the house could only be accessed with a ladder or taken down at the end of the season.
P a taverner 16 room purple martin house these free purple martin bird house plans provided graciously by purple martin landlord john balga of ontario canada. Purple martin house plans. The most beautiful of the family are the martins.
See more ideas about purple martin house purple martin house plans martin house. Here is a video that give some general information about purple martins as well as the types of houses they are attracted to nest in. Purple martin house plans have been now designed in a way to maximize nesting discouragement of house sparrows and starlings.
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