do you select a Purple Martin bird house? First,
look at Purple Martin birdhouse designs offering multiple rooms. Most
popular Martin house designs start with a minimum of 6 rooms and go up
from there. Other things to consider when buying a Purple Martin
birdhouse are price, materials & appearance and convenience.
– you don't have to spend a lot on a Purple Martin bird house - unless
you want to. There are multi-room birdhouse designs to match any price
point, ranging from less than $100 to almost $ 800 for large, elegant,
multi-room birdhouses. Consider your budget and choose a bird
house within your price.
and Appearance – Purple Martin birdhouse materials tend to be
lightweight, usually polymerized plastic, aluminum or traditional
The decision as to which material really boils down to which do you
prefer. A plastic purple martin bird house is inexpensive and
lightweight. Aluminum is also lightweight, durable, and easy to
clean. As to appearance, you can select from several birdhouse
designs ranging from stacked, multi-story
designs to octagonal & hexagonal designs to cottage
or barn-like bird houses.
– every Purple Martin birdhouse should be cleaned at the end of the
spring/summer nesting season. Therefore, most experienced Purple Martin
landlords prefer a bird house style that can be raised and lowered on
its mounting pole.