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Purple Martins Are Aerial Insectivores

They catch large flying insects found in the air mass. All aerial insectivores in Connecticut are in a serious and somewhat mysterious population decline as pointed out by the Connecticut State of Birds 2103 report produced by the Connecticut Audubon Society. Photography can be used to record the insect prey Purple Martins bring to feed their young. These insects are one part of the aerial plankton found in the seventh habitat. Continue reading

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