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by jason_schwarm
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Second nest?
Replies: 4
Views: 1426

Re: Second nest?

Thank you so much for your reply! I have been trying myself to get an established colony for about 8 yrs now, and have had Martins visit every year. Had 1’st nest two years ago. All fledged. Had another nest last year. Something happened to one of the adults, and nest was abandoned. Happened just af...
by jason_schwarm
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Second nest?
Replies: 4
Views: 1426

Second nest?

Hi all. I’m posting this for my dad. He has a well established colony. This year, he had a gourd with a nest and eggs fall off the pole. Eggs were destroyed. Put the gourd back up about five days later. Soon after, had a pair back in the same gourd, laid eggs, and eventually fledged. He’s wondering ...
by jason_schwarm
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Trying to start colony
Replies: 8
Views: 2487

Trying to start colony

Live in northwest Ohio. Been trying to get a colony started for four years now. Have CD and have seen martins every year, just can't get them to stay. Was cold/rainy for several days this spring after a lot of them had already arrived. My dad has a colony, and we were worried about how they would 'w...