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by sugarcreek
Fri May 11, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: first nest check in new concord
Replies: 7
Views: 1490

Re: first nest check in new concord

Awesome Dick, good to hear your out and about, by next check you'll be loaded with eggs. Will do my first check Sunday.
by sugarcreek
Mon May 07, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Franatic nest building
Replies: 6
Views: 2006

Re: Franatic nest building

I did a nest check today and have 16 well built nests with leaves in but no eggs yet....believe by this weekend we'll have our first eggs
by sugarcreek
Sat May 05, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: PMCA Nest Cam
Replies: 8
Views: 3081

Re: PMCA Nest Cam

Be nice to double up a camera from the outside as well....we can dream cant we , appreciate the camera :)
by sugarcreek
Sat May 05, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Franatic nest building
Replies: 6
Views: 2006

Franatic nest building

Lots of nest builing going on in central Ohio, Trees barely have any leaves and they are plucking off what they can find. Fun morning to watch
by sugarcreek
Tue May 01, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Opening up now
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Re: Opening up now

Still have ASY coming in daily right now had 3 more females come in today which is a welcome sight as its a little lopsided, nest building has begun for the early arrivals....Have between 30-40 birds and have not seen any Subbys yet, I'm expecting them to start showing up real soon... Warm weather b...
by sugarcreek
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: No Adult Martins Again!!
Replies: 28
Views: 9600

Re: No Adult Martins Again!!

So happy for you....I'm still getting asy birds right now..dont give up.
by sugarcreek
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Leucistic Female
Replies: 12
Views: 3804

Re: Leucistic Female

She is beautiful
by sugarcreek
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Opening up now
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Opening up now

Had just the 12 birds for about 2 - 3 weeks last night did a nest check and counted up to 24 martins nest building going on this morning ....Warm weather is really helping, Still have not seen a Subby
by sugarcreek
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: He came back today!
Replies: 12
Views: 3718

Re: He came back today!

Good for you, have a feeling there are still more ASY coming
by sugarcreek
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: TO ALL YOU T-14 LANDLORDS
Replies: 11
Views: 4437

Re: TO ALL YOU T-14 LANDLORDS

I currently have 3 - T-14 setup at our site with a varity of different gourds had 18 pair last yr all but 2 nest were in the T - 14 houses, mine were just the opposite from yours.
by sugarcreek
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Give it your best
Replies: 1
Views: 563

Give it your best

Reading some of these posts can be dishearting reading about the struggles with the weather, all we can do is give it our best .....tonight we lowerd the houses to put some eggs and crickets inside the cavities and i realized we had gained 4 since Saturday, now up to 16 birds, flipped more crickets ...
by sugarcreek
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Still just one pair!
Replies: 20
Views: 6095

Re: Still just one pair!

Taxi its Great to hear you have some martins...Been freezing my hands while flippen crickets like crazy hoping to keep mine alive, trying to get them trained to feed off a platform but the dog gone robin is chasing everything off the platform....Good luck to you this season
by sugarcreek
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Still just one pair!
Replies: 20
Views: 6095

Re: Still just one pair!

Well this appears to be my year off again.... lol. I'm no longer going to sweat it one way or the other. If it happens it happens. I haven't seen hide or hair of a martin this year. The three SY males that hung out last year or the pair that fledged 4 haven't returned either. I typically, (past six...
by sugarcreek
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Warm Weather Delite
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Warm Weather Delite

Went from 1 to 8 in a matter of hrs with this warm, southerly wind blowing is putting the migration back on track , all look well fed and good...Next week will be feeding time the way the weather forecast looks.
by sugarcreek
Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Wanna be landlord
Replies: 13
Views: 3796

Re: Wanna be landlord

I wouldn't think so, not for your area.
by sugarcreek
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: SURGERY
Replies: 9
Views: 2780

Re: SURGERY

Great to hear Dick, PTL ... Once this crazy weather breaks i'm gonna hop on my cycle and come visit your site and chat for awhile.
by sugarcreek
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Martins eating crickets this morning.
Replies: 8
Views: 2590

Re: Martins eating crickets this morning.

Nice..If you can keep them eating you can keep them alive.
by sugarcreek
Thu Mar 29, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Just Saw My First Martin Land On A Gourd
Replies: 9
Views: 2124

Re: Just Saw My First Martin Land On A Gourd

Good for you, Congrats... at lease i see blue sky's somewhere in the USA .....Can you post step by step on how you post such large pic's
by sugarcreek
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: UGH Boy (Yet Excited)
Replies: 12
Views: 2414

Re: UGH Boy (Yet Excited)

[img]He's looking a little down this morning

Don't know how to post pic's
by sugarcreek
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: UGH Boy (Yet Excited)
Replies: 12
Views: 2414

Re: UGH Boy (Yet Excited)

im so glad for you mike ive gone thru 30 lbs of crickets and meal worms and 200 hand warmers my 12 arrived the 19th and its been a battle and I saw a dam hawk today as well dick Wow, bless you for your efforts....get that hawk outta there...Ohio weather right now is about as lousey as I can remembe...