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by Dave Reynolds
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Making A Couple Small Adjustments To My Colonies
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Re: Making A Couple Small Adjustments To My Colonies

.... Kyler >>>> Keep doing what you are doing... You are on a roll,,, The Golf course will come around, and you will be flooded with Martins.. Good Luck this 2020 season.. We all will be waiting on your posts..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Terry Washburn
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Terry Washburn

... TerryW ..... Great to have you back with us on the Forum... Sounds like things are going better for ya now.. It was good to here that you are installing the Chuck Abare Rack.. That is how a friend of mine started and it is still in use today.. I never built one, but I like the design.. Take care...
by Dave Reynolds
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need ideas on modifying a new enclosed purple martin feeding platform
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: Need ideas on modifying a new enclosed purple martin feeding platform

... Dave ... Do you think you could add a few porches to the platform, to help the Martins land before they duck under the spars and move inside the tray? Just a thought...

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: I've Started Pre-nesting My Purple Martin Gourds
Replies: 10
Views: 236

Re: I've Started Pre-nesting My Purple Martin Gourds

... Well done Steve... Looks great... It won't be no time before they are sitting on the new rack and singing in the morning... Have a great 2020 season....

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New member needing advise
Replies: 13
Views: 505

Re: New member needing advise

That's pretty north. I thought I was north lol. I know on ebird.org you can look at the purple martin species map and see back to all purple martin sightings ever taken and there's certainly some by you and even more north. Most of them were from the 70s I think. You're about 2 hours north of me bu...
by Dave Reynolds
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: I haven't forgotten how to grow gourds
Replies: 16
Views: 367

Re: I haven't forgotten how to grow gourds

.... Brad ,,,, Great job on the gourds... No you have not forgotten how to grow gourds... :grin: :grin:

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: One Of My New 24 Gourd Super Systems
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: One Of My New 24 Gourd Super Systems

.... Steve ... Nice job... looks great for the up coming year... The Martins will be in Florida in another 50 days,, Just around the corner...

:grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Additional house for Newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Additional house for Newbie

......flyin-lowe....... Nothing wrong with your thought process... I like it,,, Thanks for you input...

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Additional house for Newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Additional house for Newbie

.... Buckdog122.... That is a great question.. and I’m sure there are a lot of different answers.. I can only tell you what I did,, in 2018 I put up a 3 inch pole with two Trio houses and four gourds under the houses.. I was lucky to get 15 pair.. So in 2019 I put up another 3 inch pole with two Tri...
by Dave Reynolds
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: John James Audobon
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: John James Audobon

..... Spiderman ... Thank for the information... Will check it out....

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: One Martin still returning to roost
Replies: 12
Views: 1733

Re: One Martin still returning to roost

....Tom Brake .... That’s good news that she/he decided the move South.. She/he will be just fine and will enjoy her vacation and will be right before you know it... March 2020 is not that far away.. Good luck next year..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Better storage of my gourds
Replies: 8
Views: 1084

Re: Better storage of my gourds

..jpp.. Great look,,, nice and neat... Good job

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Free P.M house projects found a Great Home !
Replies: 7
Views: 3110

Re: Free ! 4 P.M house projects for pick up !

Thanks Larry, from Houston, for coming over to pick up the Houses, I'm Glad that you also wanted the 8, S&K Gourds, I know you have A LOT of work ahead of you, but with help from this forum, it'll All work out ! Thanks Again, Anthony .. . ..... Anthony... Great job,, You have found a good home for ...
by Dave Reynolds
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Best season yet
Replies: 2
Views: 732

Re: Best season yet

..flyin-lowe.. It does sound like you did have a successful year... Great numbers for ya... I had 99 hatch but lost two near the end of the season,, overall a good year for us as well..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Texas Hummingbird migration
Replies: 21
Views: 4799

Re: Texas Hummingbird migration

,,, Late note to all... I had a Humming bird stop by yesterday (Sept. 26th). That is the latest I have had one here.. I still keep my feeders up until the end of October... Just in case one would show up on his/her way south...

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: What size aluminum square pole to use?
Replies: 6
Views: 2706

Re: What size aluminum square pole to use?

Thank you Dave for your thoughts on this. Do u see the Martins liking the gourds over the house or or which filled first ? .. . ,, threefingers2.. When I put the first houses and gourds up at my satellite site, the first early Martins took the four gourds under the houses first. Then as more came, ...
by Dave Reynolds
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: What size aluminum square pole to use?
Replies: 6
Views: 2706

Re: What size aluminum square pole to use?

... threefingers2 ,,, First of all .... .Welcome to the PMCA forum.. Great to have you here... I put up a 3 inch MMP pole last year and another one this Spring.. Both hubs on the poles hold two houses and four gourd.. Really easy to work with and a brake winch to raise and lower the houses.. I went ...
by Dave Reynolds
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Some fun video
Replies: 3
Views: 3239

Re: Some fun video

,,,, Super Video... They are never boring....

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Texas Hummingbird migration
Replies: 21
Views: 4799

Re: Texas Hummingbird migration

... Never know when they will show up this time of year.. I had two show up yesterday at the feeder.. Usually we will have them up untill the 22nd of September.. Another week and that will be the last of them this year in Southeastern Ohio

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Amazon
Replies: 4
Views: 2447

Re: Amazon

Dave —- I don’t think the Martins have reached the Amazon yet in their Southern travels.. A lot of Martins are still moving South through Mexico and heading to the Panama area.. Just my opinion..

Dave

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