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 The Ontario Purple Martin Association (OPMA)

L’Association ontarienne de l’Hirondelle noire 

Conservation –   Education – Involvement

The  Ontario Purple Martin Association (OPMA) is a non-profit  organization of purple martin landlords who are uniquely interested in preserving the Purple Martin for future generations.

The Ontario Purple Martin Association is proudly committed to advancing the understanding, appreciation and conservation of Purple martins and their habitats.  Ontario purple martins are in decline according to the most recent birding atlas survey. They can no longer be taken for granted. Please view our website and discover the basic facts for maintaining or attracting martins to your backyard . After viewing the material on our website you will be better able to understand the biology of the swallow called the Purple Martin and see what is being done throughout North America to preserve the species.  Refer to the tabs at the top of the website and don’t forget to use the cascading feature for more information.