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by sugarcreek
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Tree Swallow in Indiana on Feb 21
Replies: 3
Views: 557

Re: Tree Swallow in Indiana on Feb 21

Unbelievable, better have crickets ready if Martin's show up....it's too early.
by sugarcreek
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: PMs in KY
Replies: 6
Views: 867

Re: PMs in KY

TheSmiths wrote:He's in far western KY (Boaz). It's a bit less than an hour from MO.
Oh this is too early....There will be some cold days going forward yet.
by sugarcreek
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: i built a heated martin house.
Replies: 10
Views: 1938

Re: i built a heated martin house.

Where in Sugarcreek are you at...? Would like to see your setup.
Im just out of town headed toward Dundee....
by sugarcreek
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Really the size of the rooms
Replies: 8
Views: 1720

Re: Really the size of the rooms

Its only been determined in the past number of yrs that houses with larger compartments have more success....I'm sure if you read through this sight there is a lot of information that will help you easily enlarge the compartments in your house, there is a very good book that they sell on this sight ...
by sugarcreek
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest box traps going up!
Replies: 15
Views: 2188

Re: Nest box traps going up!

taxidermy lady wrote:Here’s my new flyway Sugarcreek! Oh yeah baby! :lol:
Wow , Thanks for sharing Looks like an airport runway...your gonna have a lot of birds....Good luck this season
by sugarcreek
Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Nest box traps going up!
Replies: 15
Views: 2188

Re: Nest box traps going up!

Hey when are you going to share some more pics with all the trees gone....?

Excited for you.
by sugarcreek
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Martins in Melbourne, FL
Replies: 6
Views: 1344

Re: Martins in Melbourne, FL

Always exciting reading about these early arrivals in the South, especially when you sit up here in the north and know we are 2 months away from them arriving.
by sugarcreek
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New (Wannabe) Landlord in 2018 - Attraction Plan
Replies: 9
Views: 1867

Re: New (Wannabe) Landlord in 2018 - Attraction Plan

On this website you can buy the book, (purple martin journey) best book i've read yet...worth buying
by sugarcreek
Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Excited for 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2080

Re: Excited for 2018

pmlover wrote:nice setup maybe I can get up to see your place
dick
Thanks

Would love to have you come up and visit, I know i ride my cycle through New Concord sometimes and i always wonder where you sit.
by sugarcreek
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martins are back!
Replies: 16
Views: 4622

Re: Purple Martins are back!

Sure makes it exciting, I hope they don't come to early.
by sugarcreek
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Excited for 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2080

Excited for 2018

Our House 2.jpg So its the new yr. we started out in 2016 with one T-14 got lucky with 4 pair that first yr. we decided to add another house in 2017 and attracted 18 pr. so we decided to add another house in 2018 which will now give us a total of 54 cavities once the gourds are attached....I believ...
by sugarcreek
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Scouts?
Replies: 12
Views: 2318

Re: Scouts?

Looks like one has been reported in Florida
by sugarcreek
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: The fence rows are coming down!
Replies: 16
Views: 3004

Re: The fence rows are coming down!

Christmas came early for you, you will be a great landlord :grin: :grin: ...Good luck this coming yr.
by sugarcreek
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Presque Isle Roost in Erie PA
Replies: 15
Views: 3449

Re: Presque Isle Roost in Erie PA

Thanks , Heading up this coming weekend
by sugarcreek
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Presque Isle Roost in Erie PA
Replies: 15
Views: 3449

Re: Presque Isle Roost in Erie PA

Are there any still around? And how long do they normally hang around before heading south?
by sugarcreek
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 2nd Yr. In Ohio
Replies: 8
Views: 1740

Re: 2nd Yr. In Ohio

Buckeyefarmer wrote:Good to hear you had a successful season. I too am adding another T-14, I've already set the stub post for the pole. Maybe I'll get a chance to visit your colony sometime.

Would love to sit and chat with you, always welcome..Let me know when in the area.
by sugarcreek
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 2nd Yr. In Ohio
Replies: 8
Views: 1740

Re: 2nd Yr. In Ohio

Thanks everyone it has been a lot of fun watching the colony grow, also been good to see and read about others having success.
by sugarcreek
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 2nd Yr. In Ohio
Replies: 8
Views: 1740

2nd Yr. In Ohio

So after many seasons of being unsuccessful in our former location we have had more success at our current location, this was our 2nd yr of hosting Purple martins, we had mixed results but overall we feel it was a success still a very young colony so there continues to be some growing pains, enjoy r...
by sugarcreek
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Presque Isle Roost in Erie PA
Replies: 15
Views: 3449

Re: Presque Isle Roost in Erie PA

bwenger wrote:The roost should be on the upswing, and should last another week or two. I may be able to post an update once Andrew Troyer sees the roost tonight.

I'll let you know what he says tomorrow!

Bill Wenger
Morning Bill

Would kind of like to know what you found out...?
by sugarcreek
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Presque Isle Roost in Erie PA
Replies: 15
Views: 3449

Re: Presque Isle Roost in Erie PA

How long will this Roost be active in Erie PA...?

Would love to make the trip but can't this weekend...?