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by SSMartin
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: round hole to clinger mod
Replies: 6
Views: 1207

round hole to clinger mod

I purchased some THGs with the cling plate for variety sake and now am having starling issues. I ordered some clinger entrance plates from s&k due to the low cost and am wondering if there is any issue with just glue/adhesive the clinger plate to the round hole to prevent the starlings? I didn’t wan...
by SSMartin
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: First eggs - Palm City. FL
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Re: First eggs - Palm City. FL

I noticed nest building on the 13th as well. It seems to be the early arrivals that are building only. I still have a lot of asy males without females.
by SSMartin
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: First starlings
Replies: 7
Views: 2181

Re: First starlings

Thanks for the info looks like i'll just take them out as they come. Going to order an air rifle that way I don't disturb the martins too much with the noise and can shoot them off the rack.
by SSMartin
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: First starlings
Replies: 7
Views: 2181

First starlings

I put up some horizontal gourds with cling plates and suddenly a pair of starlings appeared. I have several round basic gourds and have never had a starling. My question is if the starlings have their own gourd will they still cause damage or do they only hurt martins when taking over a cavity? I wa...