Purple Martin Publications Daniel A. Airola

Airola, D. A., and J. Grantham. 2003. Purple Martin population status, nesting habitat characteristics, and management in Sacramento. Western Birds 34:235-251

Airola, D. A. and D. Kopp. 2005. Results of the 2005 survey for breeding purple martins in the Sacramento region. Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 8:37-44.

Airola, D. A., D. Kopp and S. Kostka. 2004. Purple Martin population status and colonization patterns in the Sacramento Region in 2004. Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 7:71-77.

Airola, D. A., T. Leeman, S. Kostka, and B. Williams. 2003. Using pole nets to capture Purple Martins at bridge nest sites in Sacramento. Purple Martin Update 12(4):4-6.

Airola, D. A., R. Levad, S. Kostka, and D. Garcia. 2006. Using mist nets to capture western Purple Martins breeding in inaccessible nesting cavities. North American Bird Bander 31:169-174.

Airola, D.A. and B.D.C. Williams. 2007. Purple Martin (Progne subis). In: California Bird Species of Special Concern 2006: A ranked assessment of species, subspecies, and distinct populations of birds of immediate conservation concern in California (W. D. Shuford and T. Gardali, eds.). Studies of Western Birds 1.

Cousens, B. and D. A. Airola. 2005. Purple Martin site population size and reproductive success evaluation protocol. Version 3.1, January 2005. Western Purple Martin Working Group. (www.georgiabasin.ca/puma.htm).

Kostka, S., D. A. Airola, and M. Hada. 2003. Conservation of bridge-nesting Purple Martins in Sacramento, California. Purple Martin Update 12(1):26.

Leeman, T. S., D. A. Airola, and D. Kopp. 2003. 2003 status of breeding Purple Martins in Sacramento. Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin 6:61-68.

In Review

Airola, D. A. and D. Kopp. Breeding population status and mortality assessment of Purple Martins in Sacramento during 2006. Submitted in February2007 to: Central Valley Bird Club Bulletin.

 Kostka, S., D. A. Airola, T. Leukering, and R. Levad.  Morphology of widely dispersed western populations of the Purple Martin: systematic implications. Submitted in April 2007 to: Journal Field Ornithology