Building Purple Martin Houses: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-214

Building Purple Martin Houses: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-214

by Janice Therese Mancuso

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Attract and maintain a purple martin colony! Janice Mancuso shows you exactly how to do it. From finding the right site and choosing the best housing materials to constructing a martin house with suitable entrance holes and predator guards, you’ll find everything you need to know in this concise guide.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603426244
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/09/1999
Series: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Janice Therese Mancuso is the owner of Splendid Provisions Specialty Foods. She is an avid cook and experienced caterer as well, and displays her talents in her creative wine cookery book, Herbed-Wine Cuisine. She lives in North Carolina.

Table of Contents

A Unique Relationship

A Year in the Life of a Martin

Attracting and Maintaining a Purple Martin Colony

Ten Tips for the Best Martin Housing

Choosing the Right Housing Materials

Picking the Right Mounting Pole

Build Your Own Purple Martin House

Make a Martin Gourd House

Starling-Resistant Entrance Holes

Making and Installing Predator Guards

Replacing or Expanding Housing

Monitoring Your Colony


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