Insect Preference Research

Welcome to the internet's gathering place for Purple Martin enthusiasts
Post Reply
scottfreidhof
Posts: 258
Joined: Fri Sep 21, 2007 7:13 am
Location: Kentucky/Morehead

Maybe two years ago or more there was a request for help on the forum in reference to a research project where cameras would be used to identify insects brought to nestlings. I may have missed the report but does anyone have the results from that study? I think it was conducted in a New England state. Thanks.
SSMartin
Posts: 124
Joined: Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:05 pm
Location: FL

https://www.pinellascounty.org/PublicWo ... ontrol.pdf

Here is a study on stomach contents hope this helps
Kegger
Posts: 117
Joined: Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:58 am
Location: Awesome Florida
Martin Colony History: Newbie in 2020: 2 pair of SY with 4 eggs each in Troyer Horizontals
fledged a total of 7 Martins

a month or so ago I watched my 1st Martin family capturing and eating
pairs of lovebugs around my house. a good learning experience for the
newly fledged. thanks for posting this paper!! 8)
Post Reply