Purple Martin Roosts

The following is a list of possible places to view Purple Martins and Purple Martin roosts. These are also sites for viewing migrating passerines, hawks and vultures as well as other bird species.  Essex County and the neighboring areas  are birding hotspots for swallows as well as other Spring and Fall migrants. The list below is  some suggested locations for viewing these migration mysteries. Any other suggestions for martin roosts are greatly appreciated.

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If you locate a swallow roost or staging area, please fill out the 2017_RoostMonitoring Form and send it to Nature Canada.More information can be found in the form provided.

Several purple martin roosts were located in 2018.

The red , yellow and orange doplar radar signatures are purple martin roost areas.