How well do you know purple martins?
In a few weeks, fall migration will begin for many bird species. One of these, the purple martin (Progne subis), will leave the comfort of their nesting houses in North America and start heading south to winter in northern South America. How well do you know this vibrant, amazing bird? Are you, or do you aspire to be, a purple martin landlord? Come take this quiz to learn more about the natural history of the largest swallow species we have in Illinois.