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by Dave Reynolds
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Can't believe it, but I have one hanging around
Replies: 20
Views: 374

Re: Can't believe it, but I have one hanging around

.... Ryan. .. Super news for ya... I believe You have posted pics of your housing before and I remember them.. Sure hope he stays around... When I got my first pair this year, looking around, I stopped playing the Dawn Song.. They say Martins will bring other Martins.. So I have not played the Dawn ...
by Dave Reynolds
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 11th Nest Check
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: 11th Nest Check

.... mjfog. ... Yep, I have heard of Dexter City, Ohio.. It’s only 45 miles or so North of me here in Little Hocking, Ohio.. Great to hear from ya,,, I didn’t know how much work it can be taking care of a large colony,, Good to hear things are going well.. My brother lives in Winter Haven, Fl.. And ...
by Dave Reynolds
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest check #6 or 7
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Nest check #6 or 7

.... jhcox... I do my nest checks in the afternoon around 2 to 3:30..pm.. Normally, I check them on Mondays and Thursday..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 11th Nest Check
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: 11th Nest Check

...mjfog .... Great to here things are going fine with your colony... Love to watch them fledge... : :wink:

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: South East Iowa Colony
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: South East Iowa Colony

.... SMJohnson... It does sound like you are having a banner year.. My colony at the golf course had 15 pair last year, so
I put up another pole with housing and now have 27 pair, 123 total eggs... so far,, It a good year...

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin NestCam ... 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Purple Martin NestCam ... 2019

.... rafke77 ,,, Go to the PMCA “HOME” page and then scroll down... There it is ‘’’’,,,

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin NestCam ... 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Purple Martin NestCam ... 2019

,,,,, PMCA,,,,, Thank you so much for the Purple Martin NestCam 2019.. The view is great... I watched it all last year, and now I’m checking in on the Cam daily.. Also great for those who don’t have the opportunity to watch the activity in their nest.. Thanks Again..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Porch sitters
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: Porch sitters

.... I would never try and scare them away... They know pretty much about what they are doing.. Just enjoy them.. :wink: :wink:

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Porch sitters
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: Porch sitters

.... I would never try and scare them away... They know pretty much about what they are doing.. Just enjoy them.. :wink: :wink:

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Too late for new pairs?
Replies: 4
Views: 354

Re: Too late for new pairs?

,,,, TravisF ... I think you still have time,, Two friends of mine got their first Martins on or around June 13th... I have a pair at home and she is sitting on eggs at the moment.. But I still have a lone Male that still is bringing a SY female around, so it's up to her to settle down and pick a go...
by Dave Reynolds
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: First egg revealing nest check
Replies: 4
Views: 212

Re: First egg revealing nest check

... Rafke77 .... What a great start for your season... Keep close eye on them.. Things go fast this time of year. Two weeks ago I had 66 eggs and that went up to 92. Now I'm up to 112 total eggs, and last check showed 36 babies on ( June 3 ). Enjoy them ....

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Vacation and Purple Martin’s
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: Vacation and Purple Martin’s

...... phldave .... Enjoy your vacation... and the Martins that you have there,,,, have a safe trip home..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Hail Storm
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Hail Storm

..... Black Jack ..... I can’t imagine Baseball size hail... What do cattle or horses do with that large hail.. It’s got to hurt....

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Capped Egg rescue
Replies: 7
Views: 1066

Re: Capped Egg rescue

..... Great job Anthony... It’s a good reminder to all of us..,, Thanks ...

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Tue May 28, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Another nest check in East Tennessee
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: Another nest check in East Tennessee

...jhcox ... That's a good improvement from last year.. Good Job.. :grin: :grin:

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sun May 19, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New "Tale of tape" Method
Replies: 5
Views: 951

Re: New "Tale of tape" Method

Spiderman --- Great idea,, My nest checks are getting harder even with the my check sheets,, the dots will make it a lot easier..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sun May 19, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New "Tale of tape" Method
Replies: 5
Views: 951

Re: New "Tale of tape" Method

Spiderman --- Great idea,, My nest checks are getting harder even with the my check sheets,, the dots will make it a lot easier..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sun May 19, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Sitting in Rain
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: Sitting in Rain

,,, Yep --- It took me along time to get used to see them sitting in the rain.. Never understood why they wouldn't go inside out of the rain..
But I gave up and got used to seeing them sitting in the rain...

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Sun May 19, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New to this!
Replies: 12
Views: 1229

Re: New to this!

... Starling --- Nasty Bird,, Get rid of them..

Dave
by Dave Reynolds
Tue May 14, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: First Egg of the Year
Replies: 4
Views: 935

Re: First Egg of the Year

. wmfamily.... That's great news.. for you and your Martins.. First egg is always great.. Hoping you much more success this year..

Dave

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