Monthly Archives: August 2017

Purple Martin Roost 8/24/25/-9/32017

Hello everyone, I’ve visited the Pelee Roost a dozen  times with at least a dozen individuals from the OPMA and all have said that it is the most amazing site that they have ever witnessed. So many are taken back … Continue reading

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Point Pelee Swallow Roost/Martin Staging Area

Point Pelee Roost Latitude: 41°58’46.95″N Longitude: 82°30’37.83″W The Point Pelee Roost comprises a number of different swallow species as well as grackles, red wings and  a variety of waterfowl. The number of swallows is estimated around 10,000 or more but … Continue reading

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An Unusual Purple Martin Year

Posted August 11th, 2017 Thanks, Henry  for allowing us to re-post these observations….. It will be interesting to see how the year finishes. Amazing how on April 11, 16 birds is awesome, hopeful and just brings hope and joy, but … Continue reading

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Purple Martin Roosts Today

The photo above details three possible roosts in Southern Ontario and our neighboring Michigan. The one is clearly somewhere in Walpole Island and the other near Point Pelee National Park. Another photo details the Long Point Roost below. It is … Continue reading

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