Martins spotted near Rhinehart

Martins spotted near Rhinehart

The first purple martins of 2021 arrived in LaSalle Parish on Saturday, February 6. Early in February, the ground hog did see his shadow, thus there are mixed signals on an early arrival of spring this year.

Kathy Rutledge of Rhinehart called to report she first saw the martins at her home on Saturday, Feb. 6. The first martins arrived last year on February 17; the year before Feb. 4; on Feb. 12 the year before; on Feb. 9 in 2017, on Feb. 1 1 th in 2016, and Jan. 31 in 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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