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We occassionally get people in Rutland County who are also interested in attracting them. Unfortunately, we know of no case where it has worked. We will be interested in whether it works although being on the lake is a good start.
Marv Elliott for Rutland Audubon
> On Mar 31, 2017, at 6:35 PM, Bridget Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Greetings All!
> 
> I have a client in Franklin County who's interested in attracting Purple
> Martins to his property. He's got the houses, a decoy and audio recordings
> to attract them and we've been researching further information online. The
> Purple Martin Conservation Association has been particularly helpful.
> 
> I'm wondering if anyone in Vermont has had the good fortune of attracting
> them and if they might have any tips. There's a colony in Isle La Motte so
> we're hopeful he could attract them as well since his property is on Lake
> Champlain.
> 
> Thoughts anyone???
> 
> Many thanks,
> Bridget
> 
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