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by John King
Mon May 30, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Male Martin kills baby Tree Swallow and injures two others
Replies: 15
Views: 5477

entrence hole foe bb's

Kathy, Is these measurments ok for BB's? I know I have saw it somewheres but can not find it now, Thanks John
by John King
Tue May 17, 2011 8:58 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Worksheet for nest checks
Replies: 5
Views: 2891

martin watch forms

Go to pmca home scrool down to martinwatch forms, click on this , download and print all you need. John
by John King
Tue May 18, 2010 9:04 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: PM's coming back to the nest with food or whatever..........
Replies: 12
Views: 3925

Martins feeding young

I believe they have a very large Lady guideing them. MOTHER NATURE !
by John King
Mon May 10, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Can Martins see at night?
Replies: 4
Views: 1964

satilit cable

Emil, Keep your dish, believe me cable sux
by John King
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Martins in Decatur AL today
Replies: 3
Views: 1804

Martins

Fashmore, I presently have 6 martins here in Athens. Congratuation to you and your frind. John
by John King
Sat Jan 02, 2010 10:26 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Material Selection
Replies: 4
Views: 2991

Building Material

I am not far from you down here in Athens A. and know what you mean by heat, I see no reason for not useing syprus but be sure to include some form of ventilation. Hopr you the best for 2010 John
by John King
Fri Oct 30, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: FYI
Replies: 1
Views: 2125

FYI

Hope this ok to do What to take to bed with you - not a joke Pretty neat idea. Never thought of it before. Put your car keys beside your bed at night Tell your spouse, your children, your neighbours, your parents, your Dr's office, the check-out girl at the market, everyone you run across. Put your ...
by John King
Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Forms
Replies: 2
Views: 3434

Forms

CAN NOT BRING UP MARTINWATCH forms, however I found a blank copy from last year to copy from, thank you Louise
by John King
Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:28 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Forms
Replies: 2
Views: 3434

Forms

why can we no longer download forms?
by John King
Sat Jan 17, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Copper Sulfate Solution
Replies: 11
Views: 8224

copper sulfate

Joe, I sent youan E-mail
by John King
Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:24 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Roebic K77
Replies: 5
Views: 7280

K77

WAL-MART Check in the bathroom supplys.

John
by John King
Sat Sep 13, 2008 7:46 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Spool project
Replies: 4
Views: 6440

Spool rack

Ron.
I presently have a 10 fote I usea last year with 24 gourds and could have added 8 more, Also have 2 more 7.5 footers that can be used with 16 when I learn to reduce the size of the pic's I will post them or if you don't mind will send them to you by E-mail. John
by John King
Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:15 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Spool project
Replies: 4
Views: 6440

gourd rack

Eve think of useing a 7.5 ft sat dish I have one and next year maby 2 more. John :roll:
by John King
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: drinking water for nestlings
Replies: 2
Views: 4865

water

It is my understanding that the parent birds dip in water weting their feathers and returning to water the nestlings from water stored in the feathers. Just what I have heard.
by John King
Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Will Martins eat Japanese Beetles?
Replies: 12
Views: 14523

Putting up the harmone bait trap is not advised as it will draw more and more and you will end up with an outbreak of them you will regret.
the martins like to feed high up in th air and not as low as that.
by John King
Sun May 18, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: So Sad
Replies: 4
Views: 5819

Missing eggs

Thanks Astrid,
Felt good to see I was down to only one untaken gourd and then found the two nest with missing eggs, I am sure there will sy's to make it up.
Hope you a wonderfull season. John
by John King
Sun May 18, 2008 10:47 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: So Sad
Replies: 4
Views: 5819

so sad

Have never saw a snake around here in the ten years I have been here but did notice a squirrel, I sure know what to do with him too.
Thanks for the reply John
by John King
Sun May 18, 2008 10:09 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: So Sad
Replies: 4
Views: 5819

So Sad

Nest checks last evening revealed a total of 7 dead babys which I contribute to the last two nights of lower 40's and wet.
picked up 3 more nest but had 2 nest that had 5in one and 6 in the other4 days ago and barron last night. Can anyone tell me what happend to the eggs? Thanks, John
by John King
Mon May 05, 2008 7:48 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: North AL nestcheck
Replies: 7
Views: 8277

Nest chacks

Brad Congradulations, I made nest checks last PM and had these resulta
Of 56 ngs. 47are occupied
attal of 264 eggs
8 babys
Looks as tho N.Al is having a banner year.
John In Athens
by John King
Sat Apr 05, 2008 10:43 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Recycled Satellite Dishes w/pics
Replies: 31
Views: 30523

OK, I'm going to be the one to question it. It looks great and it's very well built. I think it's a great idea to test and see if it will work. My concern is we don't know what the martins are thinking - will they think the mesh looks too much like a tree canopy? Please keep us updated and let us k...