Purple Martin

(Progne subis)



Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1997-2001: Confirmed
2012-2016: Likely but not confirmed2017-2021: Likely but not confirmed

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is unexpected on site.

Seen rarely over the lab in small numbers April through August. For several years, one or two pairs nested in the martin house by the Garden Club area, however they have note returned there since 1990.