[TN-Bird] Purple Martins

  • From: "likebird" <likebird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "TN-BIRD" <TN-BIRD@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 15:43:58 -0500

I spent  the morning in Cannon County on State Route 96.  Between Aurburntown 
and Cottage Home, I spotted  four farms with a combined 40 or so gourds hanging 
and at least 50 Purple Martins flying around or sitting on wires near the 
gourds.  It was raining and there was no traffic so I could stop and safely 
take a look.  I also saw thousands of Eastern Meadowlarks from Murfreesboro to 
Liberty, TN.  Guess they would be expected since the land is almost all 
Linda V. Kelly
Warner Valley
Nashville, TN
Davidson CO
Linda V. Kelly
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