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by Chriscreole
Thu Jul 21, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple martin update magizine
Replies: 1
Views: 719

Purple martin update magizine

When does the Purple martin update magizine come out?
by Chriscreole
Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New public Purple Martin Sites
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Re: New public Purple Martin Sites

Sorry I can't post pictures right now
by Chriscreole
Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New public Purple Martin Sites
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Re: New public Purple Martin Sites

Here is the Hutto news papers story: It was eight years ago when Chris Harris moved into his home near Creekside Park. One of the first things he noticed were dark, blue-black birds visiting his patio every few days. He took a photo and showed it to his co-worker, who informed him that the birds wer...
by Chriscreole
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New public Purple Martin Sites
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

New public Purple Martin Sites

Well after 2 years of asking the City of Hutto's Parks department and with help fron the local Eagle Scouts we have our first public housing A beautiful T-14 on a crank up tower. I already had half of the house so i bought a set of T-14 plans from the PMCA and had the Eagle Scouts do their thing. Af...
by Chriscreole
Sat Apr 23, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Hutto Creekside Park new public site
Replies: 2
Views: 756

Hutto Creekside Park new public site

With the help of Eagle Scouts and Hutto PARD department we have erected a new T-14 house for the overflow of Martins from my home site.I plan to submit Creekside and Fritz parks to be Certified wildlife habitats. Here's a link to my facebook post with a picture and slow motion video. Listen to the b...
by Chriscreole
Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New public housing
Replies: 3
Views: 1667

New public housing

I've been pestering our local PARD to erect a few Purple Martin houses along the walking trail in Creekside Park behind my house for a few years and my dream has come true. Looks like my Purple Martin colony is getting some new neighbors thanks to Chris and his father Byron. As part of his Eagle sco...
by Chriscreole
Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:26 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: ASY female scout
Replies: 11
Views: 2449

ASY female scout

An ASY female scout has arrived inspecting all gourds but has taken partial to gourd number 8. I'm pretty sure this bird is a returning female by the way she is comfortable here.
by Chriscreole
Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: End of season for me (video)
Replies: 1
Views: 1142

End of season for me (video)

Well another good year for me here is a video off my Martin's and fledglings
http://youtu.be/fNLQE7lGCDQ
by Chriscreole
Wed May 28, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Central Texas Purple Martin Landlords in the news!
Replies: 3
Views: 1548

Wow, MAtt how did you get the page to look like that way way better to read;
by Chriscreole
Wed May 28, 2014 9:42 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Central Texas Purple Martin Landlords in the news!
Replies: 3
Views: 1548

Central Texas Purple Martin Landlords in the news!

Central Texas Purple Martin Landlords in the news for the 3rd time! There were onlny 2 errors that could have been corrected if they would have let me preview the article before release but that wasn't their policy. Error #1 - should have been Viet Nam EREA veteran Error #2 - the two pictures I'm ho...
by Chriscreole
Wed May 28, 2014 6:53 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Babies today! pics
Replies: 4
Views: 1341

congratulations on your new babies
by Chriscreole
Sun May 25, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Hutto tx has eggs and Fledglings (Pictures attached)
Replies: 2
Views: 1194

Bump: added pictures
by Chriscreole
Sat May 24, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Hutto tx has eggs and Fledglings (Pictures attached)
Replies: 2
Views: 1194

Hutto tx has eggs and Fledglings (Pictures attached)

Yeah! I watched as the mom and dad coaxed the 5 little newbies out on the landing for their first flight. They looked like little helicopters. Here are a few pictures http://imageshack.com/a/img834/5134/el4l2.jpg http://imageshack.com/a/img835/5942/xrdj.jpg http://imageshack.com/a/img845/4950/q5i7a....
by Chriscreole
Thu May 08, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: And now for something completely different.....
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

by Chriscreole
Sun Apr 27, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Louise! Posting Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 1829

I use "PixSizer" you can resize 1 or an entire folder. Then i use "imageshak" to host the pictures, resize the longest side to 800 max, grab the direct link from there for each photo. After you paste the photo link here. Add the [img]at%20the%20front%20and[/img] at the end of the link click preview ...
by Chriscreole
Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Unknown hummer
Replies: 4
Views: 1463

It's a Ruby Throat, here's mine I posted the other day

http://www.purplemartin.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=27565
by Chriscreole
Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Darn Starlings hanging out on the ham radio antenna
Replies: 15
Views: 5146

Here is my Starling Control. I mounted my Benjamin Marauder to a tripod, this .22mm pellet rifle can hold a 1/4" pattern at 25 yards & knock down a 100 lb hog with one shot through its skull. The Picture with the yellow X is where I drilled and tapped a threaded hole to accept a standard camera mou...
by Chriscreole
Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New Hummingbird this season (pic)
Replies: 7
Views: 2412

New Hummingbird this season (pic)

Found a new friend this season Ruby Throated Hummingbird http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/6919/ahc7.jpg http://img834.imageshack.us/img834/9079/vyly.jpg http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/8394/1ujz.jpg http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/5778/bdrc.jpg http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/9220/qh9n.jp...
by Chriscreole
Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Photo Of Fallen Warrior
Replies: 10
Views: 2785

when I first became a landlord within two weeks of having a house she reacted I watched a starling kill the first male purple martin I received. the Starling had somehow reached in the cressent hole, dragged him halfway out and pecked him to death right there on the porch of the house, there was not...
by Chriscreole
Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: LOVE the "Lewis" modification to the Conley II ent
Replies: 28
Views: 8543

Wing guards are here, Chris: http://shop.purplemartin.org/Wing_Entrapment_Protectors-details.aspx Thanks Louise, it states they will not work with Troyer Gourds, thats all I have, I was thinking of re-erecting the old S&K house since I have more Marting that I have Housing for. Also how many wing g...