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by klcretired
Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: What would you do in this case?
Replies: 5
Views: 1631

Hi Mike, I am glad you are very watchful on your colony The baby in question could have been a runt out of out of his old nest that he was in ,I believe you did the right thing placing him in another nest at least you are giving him a chance to survive , the only other thing you could have done is h...
by klcretired
Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:18 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Fly With Purple Martins NEW VIDEO
Replies: 22
Views: 8946

Larry ,
Thanks for posting this video it is excellent
I too , along with several others would like to know what quad copter and camera was used during the making of this video .
Your Martin Friend,
Kenny
by klcretired
Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:15 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need help falling asleep?
Replies: 9
Views: 2634

hughrichards,
what is the name of the music playing in the background???
Thanks,
Kenny
by klcretired
Wed Jun 04, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: decoys for hawk control
Replies: 3
Views: 1057

Hi AllanC, I have used Decoys for many many Years at My Colony and have saved a lot of martin Lives, take a look at these pictures and info, hope it helps you your martin Friend, Kenny http://www.purplemartin.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=226094#226094 http://www.purplemartin.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=2...
by klcretired
Sun May 11, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Air Rifle Question ??
Replies: 11
Views: 9504

Hi All, I have a Beeman S-1 ,it is a spring loaded (break barrel) pellet rifle I keep it loaded & Cocked all year long every year since I purchased it in 2009. no problems as of yet and it is still very accurate and Deadly , I use these Cabelas Predator Polymer Tip Hollow Head Hunting Pellets Below...
by klcretired
Fri May 09, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: I think Chickadee got upset about feeding forum!
Replies: 5
Views: 1546

The Reason for the Forum is for us to help each other and exchange Ideas that are helpful to each other and The Martins , not all of us has a Golden Tongue or away with words , God Knows I have sure made a lot of Mistakes in my Life , hopefully we all profit by our mistakes and move on , we all need...
by klcretired
Fri May 09, 2014 11:42 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Help....ants
Replies: 13
Views: 4113

Hello Ray & Everyone, I use Bengal Roach Spray it is a Odorless Non Staining Spray that lasts for up to 6 mths , I have used it for years around all my Poles , trees, etc,etc,etc , Bengal is sold at Home Depot and most grocery stores it has a Picture of The Bengal Tiger on the front of this Orange &...
by klcretired
Fri May 09, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Dawnsong?
Replies: 23
Views: 6921

Hi Everyone,
Louise , My Martins are still Dawnsinging here in Grand Prairie, Tx
by klcretired
Thu May 08, 2014 5:50 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: SREH QUESTION
Replies: 19
Views: 4046

Hi Jojoe, What everyone has said is true, You can make the change fast , it is easy and it won't bother the martins, try and make the change late in the afternoon around 3 or 4 pm while they are out feeding, if you do scare them off they will return later. Much like you years ago I was also scared t...
by klcretired
Thu May 08, 2014 5:43 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Dawnsong?
Replies: 23
Views: 6921

Great Minds Think a like Emil, lol,lol,lol
I was thinking the same thing, Martins are just like People each has his own Personality...Likes & Dislikes
by klcretired
Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Photos of my setup/feedback desired
Replies: 10
Views: 2306

Great Pictures Tim

Great Pictures Tim,
in no Time you will get fast at posting your Pictures for everyone to see, I am Glad to help you as well as anyone else that needs help posting Pictures, Keep em coming, we jus Love Pic's, Oh, Yeah, you have a Great Location and Martin Housing, Good Luck This Martin season
by klcretired
Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Louise! Posting Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 2170

Dave I can help you post pictures Like This


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by klcretired
Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Louise! Posting Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 2170

Hi Dave,
If you email me I will be Glad to help you post pictures , My email is at the very bottom of this post.
Your Martin Friend,
Kenny
by klcretired
Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Dawnsong?
Replies: 23
Views: 6921

Hello Luv Ya Purple
Usually they start the Dawnsong when egg laying begins
by klcretired
Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:28 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Need trap suggestion for S&K gourds
Replies: 9
Views: 2125

Hi Jeff Thanks for your Kind Words, What I do is when my Martins are here at my location I trip the traps shut so as not to catch any Martins , I do this when I am gone and can't monitor my traps, while I am home I monitor my traps constantly, My suggestion to everyone trying to Trap Use the S & S ...
by klcretired
Sun Apr 20, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Martin fights
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Hi Mike, It's Me Kenny Over Here in Grand Prairie ,How are you doing?? Yes , This is Normal behavior fighting all the way to the ground and they also will fight in the nesting Chambers That is why we need to check our colonies every day to make sure there are no trapped martins due to wing entrapmen...
by klcretired
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: :) PICTURES, Neighbor's PM house repaired & back up!
Replies: 11
Views: 2158

Congrat's Carrera Mike , The Martins will Thank you.
by klcretired
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Hopeful landlord NW Florida
Replies: 18
Views: 4045

Great House Joe, adding the gourds will give the martins choices, which is Good , you need to add a lot of decoys atop your housing, They are a Great Attracting Tool, Good Luck This Martin Season...I think you're Hooked, lol,lol,lol.
by klcretired
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin article in TX Parks & Wildlife magazine
Replies: 5
Views: 1995

Great Article & Video Thank you Louise
Thank God for John and all That he & You do for the Martins
by klcretired
Fri Apr 18, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: why?
Replies: 11
Views: 1926

chickadee , MamaBruff & taxidermy lady, I can show you how to post pictures like this Example below without taking up any room on or max out your pmca account. These are simple instructions that will help you. Just email me at my email address at the bottom of this message and I will be Glad to Hel...