Monthly Archives: September 2017

Mystery of the Migrating Martins

The PMCA has  posted a worthwhile  you tube video tracking 28 purple martins from Erie, Pa to South America and back using data from 2011-2014. Now you can  see where they fly each year in real time  and the route … Continue reading

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OPMA Wins Conservation Award

The 2017 Communities in Bloom Awards Reception took place at the McGregor Community Centre on September 27th, 2017. John ,Paul and Tim received a Special Recognition Award for Environmental Action on behalf of the OPMA. The award recognizes the Association’s … Continue reading

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Final 2017 OPMA Meeting

Hello everyone, The final 2017 meeting of the Ontario Purple Martin Association is coming up on Saturday, September 30th (9:00 am), at Orchard View Golf Course, Ruthven, Ontario. Everyone always enjoys hearing others’ results and experiences at the end of our season, so if … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma’s Impact on Migration

We truly know the impact that this hurricane has had on people, their homes, their livelihoods as well as their pets. Our hearts go out to those effected by this disastrous storm. Much or little has been reported so far … Continue reading

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Do Predator Guards Work?

A study has been conducted by Cornell Lab of Ornithology to see whether predator guards are worth it and the results are in after this  extensive study…. Read more……

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HBMO HAWKFEST 2017

Festival of Hawks Saturday September 9 – Sunday September 10, 2017. Join the experts from the Holiday Beach Migration Observatory for this annual celebration of the great migration. See thousands of raptors and other birds as they make their journey south. This … Continue reading

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