Davilla, Texas: World's Largest Purple Martin Apartment Complex

The purple martin is a bird that eats mosquitoes. 1,224 apartments at last count, and growing.
Address:
8383 South F.M. 1915, Davilla, TX
Directions:
8.5 miles southwest of Buckholts on Hwy 1915.
Phone:
254-593-0030
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Purple Martin Apartment Complex. World's Largest Purple Martin Apartment Complex

This place is waaaay out in the country so you have to work to get to it, but it's worth it. There are dozens of Purple Martin birdhouses and one large apartment "house." Their call is beautiful to hear. The owner ended up coming out and talked to us for a while. He said it took him a year to build the apartment. The houses are made of aircraft aluminum.

[Steve Strick, 02/26/2013]
World's Largest Purple Martin Apartment Complex

World's largest migratory bird sanctuary for Purple Martins. 1,224 apartments and growing. Largest house has 624 apts.

[Mike McCormick, 04/16/2006]

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