1-4-121 - Purple Martin Capitals

1-4-121. Purple martin capitals.

(a) Since the purple martin, a bird known for its appetite for flying insects, is deemed by most as an attractive asset for its appearance, song, cleanliness, and diet -- America's Most Wanted Bird, and since the City of Lake Village in Chicot County of southeastern Arkansas is located along the North-South Flyway, the major migration route for millions of birds, the City of Lake Village in Chicot County, shall be designated by the General Assembly to be known as the "Southeast Purple Martin Capital of the State of Arkansas".

(b) The City of Fort Smith is hereby designated as the "Northwest Purple Martin Capital of Arkansas".