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by MKaye
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Help
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Help

I am happy to say The female finally appeared about 4:00 yesterday. They must have blown to Arkansas with the wind. There was a lot of feeding until sundown last night. Thank you for your reply’s it helped. ❤️❤️Learning something new everyday with these guy’s.
by MKaye
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Help
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Help

My male Martin is back the female is not. He’s been calling for her and flying around the house.
I’ve worked so hard to get them and fought the starlings and sparrows daily. It’s breaking my heart.
by MKaye
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Help
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Help

It’s probably been close to 5 hours since they were last feed.
We live on a lake and if I should need to feed them I would do it. The bait shop has crickets and meal worms. I’m just thinking ahead. I understand it’s against the law but I really don’t want them to die.
by MKaye
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Help
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Help

Please help my Martin sy pair are not back after a strong storm with wind and heavy rain. I only have the one pair and 5 babies that are 18 or 19 days old. The storm started about 3 1/2 hours ago and let up over an hour ago. Raining again not hard and no wind. I checked and the babies are fine. It h...
by MKaye
Sat May 18, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin Swarm Photos
Replies: 4
Views: 1749

Re: Purple Martin Swarm Photos

What beautiful pictures and how lucky you are to have so many. We have a male and female sy staying around the last 3 days. I’m so hoping they will stay. The more I watch it seems this sy male has two females? Pair 1 go in and out of lower compartment and then he goes in the top compartment with fem...
by MKaye
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Too early? Too late?
Replies: 6
Views: 1431

Re: Too early? Too late?

I have two houses up at Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma. Only getting a few males interested but not seeing the females. The weather has been cold and raining this year so wondering if they are late. Put a house up last year and had many coming by but never stayed. Hoping for a better year. Would l...