What color should a purple martin house be?

Answer Purple martins are attracted to white or light pastel colored housing. It does not matter what color the trim is. They migrate every year, but will always return to the same location if it is not a... Read More »

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How large is a purple martin bird house?

A purple martin birdhouse can be any size, from a single-unit house to a multi-unit condominium-type complex. Each unit in the house, though, has specific dimensional requirements: 6-by-6-by-6 inch... Read More »

How high in the air should purple martin birdhouses be?

Purple martin birdhouses should be anywhere from 10 to 20 feet off the ground. Additionally, the house should be in the most open area available, clear of any trees, tall bushes, vines, homes, wire... Read More »

How high in the air should purple martin bird houses be?

A purple martin house should be 12 to 20 feet in the air. If it is too high, the house becomes susceptible to wind damage. The house should be mounted on a telescoping pole so that the owner can ... Read More »