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by Caraway
Tue May 12, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: The 2020 Martin Season has begun!
Replies: 3
Views: 7559

Re: The 2020 Martin Season has begun!

I am in Amherst, Ohio. Put a 8 gourd system up last year and did not have any Martins. This year I finally see a Martin flying in the yard. But he is ignoring the gourds and keeps trying to enter a small cedar birdhouse nearby that is 5 feet off the ground. I am confused. Maybe he is too?
by Caraway
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: a scout to early in New Concord,oh
Replies: 5
Views: 412

Re: a scout to early in New Concord,oh

I put up a 8 gourd rack last year. I had it up long before any Martins had arrived in our area. I did see Martins flying by occasionally all summer, but unfortunately I did not have any take residence in the gourds.i spent all summer keeping the sparrows out of the gourds. I finally put on the door ...