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by kim w.
Fri May 10, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Last arrivals
Replies: 11
Views: 1961

Re: Last arrivals

Rafke77
I'm still trying. Year #6
by kim w.
Fri May 10, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Last arrivals
Replies: 11
Views: 1961

Re: Last arrivals

Do you think the cool weather has slowed the migration of sy's down?
by kim w.
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Any time now, martins!
Replies: 10
Views: 1853

Re: Any time now, martins!

I'm right there with you. Know exactly how you feel. Year 6 for me.
by kim w.
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Think I have decided to build another T14
Replies: 55
Views: 27518

Re: Think I have decided to build another T14

I have built 4 T-10. Chucks purple martin page has plans. Mine are like his only 2" square pole. I also put tunnels attached to the side instead of mounted on the door.
by kim w.
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: SY Male?
Replies: 18
Views: 3175

Re: SY Male?

Jeff
I agree with you. Thats what I was looking at.
by kim w.
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: SY Male?
Replies: 18
Views: 3175

Re: SY Male?

Sure looks that way to me.
by kim w.
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Think I have decided to build another T14
Replies: 55
Views: 27518

Re: Think I have decided to build another T14

I build mine out of cedar which I have sawed from old electric polls. Most of the time you can get them free or a little bit of nothing. Once sawed you can use right away as there is no drying time.
by kim w.
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Making a new PM house more inviting - odors?
Replies: 12
Views: 1759

Re: Making a new PM house more inviting - odors?

If I recall most birds can not smell. There are a few exceptions.
by kim w.
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need some help
Replies: 16
Views: 3704

Re: Need some help

Glynn
Thanks. No offense taken
by kim w.
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need some help
Replies: 16
Views: 3704

Re: Need some help

I think it is confusing. Two different things with the same name.
by kim w.
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need some help
Replies: 16
Views: 3704

Re: Need some help

This is what I was referring to
by kim w.
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need some help
Replies: 16
Views: 3704

Need some help

What is the advantages between the clinger opening and a crescent opening?
by kim w.
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Zoom lens for iPhone
Replies: 2
Views: 2438

Zoom lens for iPhone

Does anyone use the clip on zoom lens for iPhones? If so which one
by kim w.
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Holy cow!
Replies: 32
Views: 7833

Re: Holy cow!

That’s awesome! How far away were the trees mr farmer removed?
by kim w.
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: about 1 more week of hope for me.
Replies: 8
Views: 1820

Re: about 1 more week of hope for me.

I'm in same boat only year 5. I have done everything but run naked through a thunderstorm however there calling for rain the end of the week. Now I'm a 62 year fat man so get that image out of your head :shock: . Only thing to do is keep trying. Whenever I get discouraged I just build another martin...
by kim w.
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: No interest in my cavities
Replies: 47
Views: 7081

Re: No interest in my cavities

I have a lot of Mennonite neighbors too but it seems to be mostly Amish.
by kim w.
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: No interest in my cavities
Replies: 47
Views: 7081

Re: No interest in my cavities

handyman315 My house is aprox 40-50 yrds away however I'm retired and spend a lot of time in and around my shop and garden! PMDavid I would have to agree with you on your theory of where a lot of the Amish have there gardens close to there martin houses. As a mater of fact one not to far away have g...
by kim w.
Tue May 29, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: No interest in my cavities
Replies: 47
Views: 7081

Re: No interest in my cavities

Ransom Graham
Yes, I'm a retired Christmas tree grower so I have abundant white pine straw. :grin: Nest are pre nested and mud has been smeared.
by kim w.
Tue May 29, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: No interest in my cavities
Replies: 47
Views: 7081

Re: No interest in my cavities

BIOteacher012
Thank you for your response. Greatly appreciated. One thing I forgot to mention is my property is along a river with a lot of back water. So food is not an issue and the houses are aprox 300 yards away.
Randy
Great Idea as long as It's stocked with bluegil :grin:
by kim w.
Mon May 28, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: No interest in my cavities
Replies: 47
Views: 7081

Re: No interest in my cavities

Here is an areal photo of my setup. For prospective the building is 32x40'. Trees inside the red line have also been removed a year ago. Hmmm looks like I need to paint the shop roof :roll:

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