chicks!

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C.C.Martins
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Joined: Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:15 am
Location: Corpus Christi Tx
Martin Colony History: 2016- Visitors.
2017- 5 pair. 15 fledged
2018- 18 pair. 85 fledged
2019- 17 pair. 81 fledged
2020- 25 pair. 111 fledged
2021- 28 pair. 118 fledged
2022-?
Home colony: mix natural, super and excluder gourds, enlarged compartment house. All SREH.
Satellite colony: Oso Bay Preserve: 12 PMCA excluder gourds, 6 room trio mini castle with enlarged compartments.
2019: Visitors
2020: 3 pair, 11 fledged
2021: 10 pair, 30 fledged
2022: ?
PMCA member

Finally! checked nests in some of the oldest nests, before getting systems down there was an egg case right on the ground. Good sign. 5 lively chicks in the nest, one unhatched egg...no capped egg on that one. female was scrabbling around in the next gourd over, they have the same age eggs. Didnt get to check it due to storms coming in...but I suspect chicks there too. Will check after work.
Finally! Very happy.
Tom
PMCA member, believer in nest checks, venting, SREH and pest/predator protection.
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