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by Eastham
Sun Apr 26, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Frustrated PM Landlord Looking for Tenants
Replies: 43
Views: 1199

Re: Frustrated PM Landlord Looking for Tenants

I'm frustrated too. I have had 6-8 pairs for the last 2 years but have 0 this year. I had to replace my old house that was plastic and was taped together after a hurricane. The house is in an ideal location, nearest tree is over 100ft away, a pond is nearby along with power lines for perching. The p...
by Eastham
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: The 2020 Martin Season has begun!
Replies: 3
Views: 7559

Re: The 2020 Martin Season has begun!

I live in Victoria, TX on 71/2 acres with an ideal location for a martin house. Away from trees, water nearby and power lines available for perching. I had a really beat up plastic house with 8 pairs last year. I replaced it with a 12 apartment aluminum job, put it up in early February and I now hav...
by Eastham
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Large Influx Of SY Purple Martins Arrived
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Re: Large Influx Of SY Purple Martins Arrived

I live in Victoria, TX and I had 8 pairs in a broken down house in an ideal location. I replaced the old house with an aluminum 12 compartment house and I have no returns. In fact the bird population in general on my 71/2 acres is way down. I had trouble with sparrows last year but have none this ye...