There sure is a lot of random stuff on YouTube. This is the time of year when “nest cams” livestream baby birds. These are fun to show the kids: “Awww! Cute!”
The purple martin is a kind of passerine that has become dependent on humans for man-made nesting structures. They are beautiful birds—and voracious insect hunters.
The YouTube channel Purple Martin View offers a live cam inside multiple nests:
They need around a hundred subscribers to reach 1,000, at which point they can monetize.
Help them out?