Bird fanciers make Missouri a hospitable summer spot for the garden-friendly swallows
Tuesday, May 1, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT;
updated 5:20 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008
Of all the vacation spots they can choose in the spring, Missouri provides a popular resort destination for purple martins. And when they arrive, there’s no shortage of hotels — Missourians set up birdhouses in their backyards every year in hopes of attracting these insect-eating, garden-friendly birds.
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