first birds 2019

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gussiemike
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Joined: Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:26 am
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Martin Colony History: 07/3pair 08/10pair 09/14pair 10/17pair 11/18pair 12/21pair 13/18pair 14/20pair 15/13pair 16/7pair. Landlord for 10yrs. Colony has shrunk the last two yrs.

first birds 2019

Postby gussiemike » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:45 am

Well we have broken the ice here in Baton Rouge,La a male and female arrived on our site around 7:am this morning. Very excited to see them, they were around 3 days behind last year but we are not complaining. They were curious about the gourds going in and out. They seemed to know their way around like they have been here before? This just makes my day.
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11/19pair
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C.C.Martins
Posts: 573
Joined: Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:15 am
Location: Corpus Christi Tx
Martin Colony History: Will always be a wanna be landlord, martins or not!
2016- Two lookers-No takers.
2017- 5 pair. 15 fledged.
2018-18 pair. 85 fledged.
2019-
Home colony: 13 natural gourds, one house. 19 cavities.
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Re: first birds 2019

Postby C.C.Martins » Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:15 pm

Good times! Funny how they just settle in like they own the place and have been there all year round. Congrats!
Tom

2016-Wanna be LL. Two lookers. nada
2017-5 pairs. 15 Fledged
2018-18 pairs. 85 Fledged.
2019-
Offering: 11 natural gourds, w/crescents and WDC openings. 6 modified compartment house

Robert
Posts: 40
Joined: Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:49 am
Location: Columbia , South Carolina

Re: first birds 2019

Postby Robert » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:21 pm

Great news gussiemike , hope you have a big season .
Robert , South Carolina
PMCA member
38 year PM landlord
2018 season
21 pairs 107 eggs 99 fledged

clivia98
Posts: 115
Joined: Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:14 am
Location: Raceland, Louisiana

Re: first birds 2019

Postby clivia98 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:30 pm

Great to hear! I had a couple of ASY males show up since January 31st and today my first couple. Gradually they'll be filling the houses. So rewarding and fulfilling to have prepared for them and they've come.

gussiemike
Posts: 45
Joined: Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:26 am
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Martin Colony History: 07/3pair 08/10pair 09/14pair 10/17pair 11/18pair 12/21pair 13/18pair 14/20pair 15/13pair 16/7pair. Landlord for 10yrs. Colony has shrunk the last two yrs.

Re: first birds 2019

Postby gussiemike » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:33 pm

Male and female came back this evening and piled in one of my new Excluder gourds and stayed the night. They were flying with a single male. He did not come down and eventually went on his way.I don't recall having our first pair stay the first night before. Wish it was always that easy.
07/3pair
08/10pair
09/14pair
10/17pair
11/19pair
12/21pair
13/18pair

gussiemike
Posts: 45
Joined: Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:26 am
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Martin Colony History: 07/3pair 08/10pair 09/14pair 10/17pair 11/18pair 12/21pair 13/18pair 14/20pair 15/13pair 16/7pair. Landlord for 10yrs. Colony has shrunk the last two yrs.

Re: first birds 2019

Postby gussiemike » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:34 pm

Male and female came back this evening and piled in one of my new Excluder gourds and stayed the night. They were flying with a single male. He did not come down and eventually went on his way.I don't recall having our first pair stay the first night before. Wish it was always that easy.
07/3pair
08/10pair
09/14pair
10/17pair
11/19pair
12/21pair
13/18pair

Dave Reynolds
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Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:35 pm
Location: Little Hocking, Oh.
Martin Colony History: 2018 Success at Satilite Site.

Re: first birds 2019

Postby Dave Reynolds » Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:07 pm

gussiemike .... Super news... It’s always great when they make it home for another year... Hope you have a great season.

Dave
Home Site
2018 — Lots of Visitors

Satellite Site “Oxbow Golf Course”
2018 — 15 Pair, 58 Eggs, 38 Hatched and 36 Fledged :wink:
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