Daily Archives: March 17, 2009

Purple Martins Return to William's Orchard

Glynn Wilson The purple martins return to William’s Orchard on Highway 11 near Springville, Alabama every spring. It’s that time of year again, with blue skies and high temperatures in the 70s in the afternoon and lows in the 40s at night. This is a female purple martin, progne subis, the largest of the North…