[Tweeters] Purple Martin Nests

Cosette Akita c.akita at comcast.net
Tue Feb 28 13:38:57 PST 2006

A few months ago I was riding the British Columbia Ferry System and 
there was a set of purple marten nests at the ferry dock on, I believe, 
Mayne Island.Mayne Island is in the Gulf Islands area off the coast of 
Vancouver Island. I was curious at the time since, where I grew up in 
the Adirondack Mountains, Purple Martens were a terrible pest, but time 
and geography change everything.  I did not see any birds there at the 

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