The purple martin belongs to this family; it is common in the South but rare in the Northern States.
The bank swallow also lays white eggs, as does the chimney swallow, the white-bellied swallow, and the purple martin.
The nesting site of the purple martin has likewise been changed in a most radical fashion.
Not even the little house wren has adapted itself so quickly to civilised men's homes, as the swift and purple martin.
Let me tell you a story that shows the purple martin has a good deal of sense.