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by TammieRogers
Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Our PMs are feeding chicks
Replies: 2
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Our PMs are feeding chicks

Here's a photo I took this afternoon. A female is taking food into her apartment.
by TammieRogers
Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin vs Sparrow Turf wars
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Re: Purple Martin vs Sparrow Turf wars

To white-out: You can see an areal view of our farm, including the pond here: https://tammierogers.wordpress.com/2020/01/06/our-green-mile/ The PM houses are located in backyard of the new house (on the right.) There's plenty of air space for them, and they can be seen skimming the pond for a quick ...
by TammieRogers
Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin vs Sparrow Turf wars
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Re: Purple Martin vs Sparrow Turf wars

We have taken care of the HS. My husband is a former Marine with sharp shooter status. He likes the practice, and since these HS were just holding their position on the fence below the PM house, it was fairly easy. Earlier in the season we also had to remove HS nests from the lower level of the hous...
by TammieRogers
Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin vs Sparrow Turf wars
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Purple Martin vs Sparrow Turf wars

Hello. I'm new to the list. I reside in south-central Illinois. Last year we put up our first PM house and immediately got tenants. This year, we put up a gourd tower next to the original house and we have birds in both locations. We live in a rural setting and have a 3+ acre farm pond about 500 fee...