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by sonnya
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Birds come and Go for days, week??
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Birds come and Go for days, week??

Our birds were here and left and was gone for a wek maybe 2 and I then took down the house, now they return and just flutter wings where house was, So, I put the house back up and they returned. Now again they have been gone but again birds return. Are these the same birds?
by sonnya
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Central texas, Temple
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Central texas, Temple

Has anyone spotted birds yet? Looking but haven't seen any, the house is up and ready for my babies.
by sonnya
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Temple, Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 3695

Re: Temple, Texas

Thanks for the info, they are still coming and staying a day or so and then gone again.. I'm keeping it up.
by sonnya
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Temple, Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 3695

Temple, Texas

We had great success this season and a lot of enjoyment. The birds raised several babies in our 12x6 hotel rooms that accommodate 16 birds. They left and gone for about 10 days and as I was about to take down house Martins arrived by a group of about 20-30 birds. This group stayed around for about 3...
by sonnya
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Central Texas at Temple update
Replies: 0
Views: 2116

Central Texas at Temple update

The birds spent their time here in temple, Tx and now they are gone, all left and were gone for over a week. I went out back and now I have birds everywhere. They seem to be visiting and not planning on staying, guess what they left and were gone for about 3-4 days and now more birds come. Could it ...
by sonnya
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Central Texas at Temple update
Replies: 1
Views: 2696

Central Texas at Temple update

We have loads of birds and new baby heads appear almost every day. Some young are now flying but begging for food from Mama. She sends them on their way. Everything looks well and we have a lot of Songs being sung.
by sonnya
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Birds are back in Temple, Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 959

Birds are back in Temple, Texas

I have been watching for birds for about 2 weeks and this morning they have arrived. The sky is full of birds and both us and neighbors houses are landing ledges. Great to see.
by sonnya
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Central Texas
Replies: 6
Views: 3428

Central Texas

Has anyone seen birds as of yet? Looking but not seen.
by sonnya
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Central texas
Replies: 7
Views: 2964

Re: Central texas

Thanks for the input. I have my house up and ready just in case..Thanks
by sonnya
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Central texas
Replies: 7
Views: 2964

Central texas

When are my birds coming back? Last year I had more birds that houses, covered with birds. I have more houses this year. Waiting.
by sonnya
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Enough food for martins?
Replies: 3
Views: 1491

Enough food for martins?

I live in Temple, Texas Central Texas and I'm wondering if there is enough food for the birds to survive?
by sonnya
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Starlings and Sparrows
Replies: 5
Views: 1836

Starlings and Sparrows

I have enlarged my rooms to 6x12, now....There are starling coming up to the house. I do have the smaller holes, the cresent shaped holes. Are starling and sparrows really going to be a problem?
by sonnya
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Really the size of the rooms
Replies: 8
Views: 2154

Really the size of the rooms

I purchased a 16 room house, have it all put together and now I learn the rooms may be too small at 6x6. What is the real deal on size of rooms and if they need to be larger why is Purple Martin selling houses with too small of rooms? Please advise me, Sonny