Speaker Series: Purple Martins of Summit County with Kay Lukac, Portage Lakes Purple Martin Association
Purple Martins are the largest swallow in Ohio. Nesting in colonies, usually martin boxes or gourds supplied by people, the birds are a sound of the summer. As the martins ready themselves for migration to Brazil, they will gather by the thousands around lakes and wetland habitats. Portage Lakes in Summit County is one of the areas in which the birds congregate. This program shares information about the life history of the martins as well as the importance of the habitats the birds need prior to migration as well as in South America.
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Speaker Series 2019-2020
Program: “Purple Martins of Summit County”
Presenter: Kay Lukac, Portage Lakes Purple Martin Association
Date & Time: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rocky River Nature Center, 24000 Valley Pkwy, North Olmsted, OH 44070 Map
Programs are free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.
Description: Purple Martins are the largest swallow in Ohio. Nesting in colonies, usually martin boxes or gourds supplied by people, the birds are a sound of the summer. As the martins ready themselves for migration to Brazil, they will gather by the thousands around lakes and wetland habitats. Portage Lakes in Summit County is one of the areas in which the birds congregate and the Portage Lakes Purple Martin Association is proud to share information about the life history of the martins as well as the importance of the habitats the birds need prior to migration as well as in South America.
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