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by Jschneider
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: When to Take Down House?
Replies: 17
Views: 29981

Re: When to Take Down House?

Question: All my PM have fledged and have not seen any for 2-3 days. A potential hurricane is predicted for Monday so I took down all my houses and gourds. Tonight I saw a single PM on a perch. Would you recommend putting houses back up or is this PM just a traveler.
by Jschneider
Sat May 23, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Crow Attack!
Replies: 15
Views: 10828

Re: Crow Attack!

Just had a crow at least large black in color bird grab one of martins right off the porch. The rest of the Martins chased the bird off, but worried lost 4-5 Martins over last 2 weeks and this may be the cause. Any thoughts ?
by Jschneider
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Martin Head Games
Replies: 16
Views: 947

Re: Martin Head Games

I’m having more trouble trapping sparrrow this year than past years. Each time I place a trap in where sparrows are building nest then they chose an alternate. The Martins are fighting them off currently, but exhausting me and probably the Martins. Any ideas on trapping. Once I catch one can usual u...
by Jschneider
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Sparrow trapping tip
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

Re: Sparrow trapping tip

How long does one wait to trap sparrows once they first start building a nest in a house compartment. ? Immediately, wait a day or two, once nest built ?
by Jschneider
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Sparrow trapping tip
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

Re: Sparrow trapping tip

How long does one wait to trap sparrows once they first start building a nest in a house compartment. ? Immediately, wait a day or two, once nest built ?