Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory

Headquarters at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve

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Purple Martin Colony at Forest Beach

Regional Purple Martin expert and bander Dick Nikolai banded young and several adults at our colony on July 18th. Our colony is in great shape compared to some others in east-central WI. Many colonies experienced serious levels of mortality this year. Dick's research may help us to understand the causes.