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by jr 2
Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Adding nest material baskets
Replies: 1
Views: 1146

nest

your idea looks good;;;;I just used a plastic dishpan and drilled holes in it an riged it under 1 of my m12k trio;;;robins were trying too build nest in it but I deterred them;;;;jr2
by jr 2
Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New colony started w ASY bird
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

start

my colony was started with an asy pair and it has grown too 21 pair last year;;;;I have 4 pair this year so far;;wishing you the best of luck;;;jr2
by jr 2
Fri Apr 03, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: No tree swallows, no martins?
Replies: 2
Views: 989

welcome

welcome too the forum and wishing you luck;;tree swallows will try too nest in martin houses too;;;jr2
by jr 2
Fri Apr 03, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: they are here
Replies: 7
Views: 2056

pair

taxi lady;;;;thanks for the well wishes;;;good luck too you too;;robins trying too build nest in my nest material tray that I have hung under 1 of my trio;;;;jr2
by jr 2
Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: they are here
Replies: 7
Views: 2056

here

watched 4 pair come in this evening;;they seem too be finding mates quick this year;;;jr2
by jr 2
Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Back home in Fombell PA
Replies: 16
Views: 3146

pm

doug;;;congrats on your returnee;;think last night here might be the end of cold;;you are further north I know;;have a great pm season;;jr2
by jr 2
Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: MARTINS ARE IN NEW CONCORD OHIO
Replies: 4
Views: 1432

congrats

congrats on your first arrival;;;seen 3 on houses here Thursday;;;I seen 1 come out of house this morning;;they must have survived the 20 degrees last night;;looks like the weather is going too warm up;;have a great year;;;jr2
by jr 2
Thu Mar 26, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: they are here
Replies: 7
Views: 2056

they are here

looked out front door about 5;30 with light rain and had a male setting on bamboo rod in front of open compartment on trio in front yard;walked out on front porch with my binoc's too comfirm;watched it for about 20 minutes until it flew then walked too back door too look at trio in back yard and I h...
by jr 2
Thu Mar 26, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: waiting waiting
Replies: 11
Views: 2778

wait

dave;;still haven't seen no martins here;;;hope you get your colony started this year;;;see you sent in a scout report;; I had one early last year but it didn't stay;;must have been pasing thru;;jr2
by jr 2
Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: waiting waiting
Replies: 11
Views: 2778

wait

still waiting here;too cold the next couple of days anyhow;;my colony is only 4 or 5 years old so guess it's not time for them yet;;looking too the sky;;;;;;;jr2
by jr 2
Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: THANKS LOUISE AND THE PMCA
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

good arcticle dave;;wish I had lots of open area;;;I was raised on a farm;;wishing you the best this year;;;still no martins here yet either;;;jr2
by jr 2
Sun Mar 22, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: SREH cavity floor flush with porch?
Replies: 20
Views: 4935

fqam

I just got finished today putting in subfloor in entrance compartments in my s&k houses''i used the 1/2 in foam board that is black on 1 side and silver on other and then I put pieces of roof shingle on top that I had left over;; ;;I cut it so it would not move around and fit tigh I had this left ov...
by jr 2
Sat Mar 21, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: SREH cavity floor flush with porch?
Replies: 20
Views: 4935

house

I have 4 s&k houses and 4 trio with cresent entrance with expanded compartments and porches added and I don't have subfloors in the entrance room but I have subfloors in the nesting room;;seems like the martins build the entry room space up with material;;my concern if you have a subfloor in entranc...
by jr 2
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: NEW LEXINGTON ---DAVE
Replies: 11
Views: 2753

pm

looks like scout reports all around me but I haven't seen any yet;they should be here soon ;;;good luck too everyone;;;jr2
by jr 2
Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: We have one in Ohio!
Replies: 26
Views: 6873

return

congrats birdbrat;wishing you and everyone the best this year;;;;I have all my houses ready for them except for a new pole I set yesterday;;will put the house on today;;;already have nest material in but don't have compartments open;didn't get first 1 last year until april 1st;;;;;;maby better open ...
by jr 2
Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: "Sevin" shelf life ??????
Replies: 6
Views: 5492

sevin

I have the same container that toyinpa has that I bought last year but I went an bought a new container this year;;;;it is not real expensive;;;don't no for sure about the shelf life and I did not find a date on what I bought but I have used over half of it on my 50 compartments as I will have my ho...
by jr 2
Sat Mar 07, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Closed Houses...
Replies: 9
Views: 2057

sparrow

Andrew;;;have had 2 of my trio up here for a couple of weeks with 2 spar-a-door in each one with other compartments closed;; I haven't seen or heard a hs here yet[too cold and snow on ground];starlings keep knocking my traps down;;;going too try and get other houses up in a day or 2 as it is going t...
by jr 2
Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Are Eurasian Tree Sparrows protected?
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

sparrows

I think all sparrows are protected except hose sparrows;;jr2
by jr 2
Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Trio raised porches
Replies: 39
Views: 6778

porches

wishing you luck with the starlings;;;I though the ohio starlings were too big too but they got in like flies before I added porches;;;hope you get a colony started this year;;;jr2
by jr 2
Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Instruction to enlarge plastic house
Replies: 14
Views: 3326

4th gen martin fan;;;don't have no pics and I am not computer savy;;;;use diagram shown above[apundt-tx post;;leave the middle entry and add porch;;block off other 2 entry[ I pop riviot aluminum on too them] and you can see where too cut holes on side too add tunnels by looking at the cutouts in div...