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by T-Bird
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New to Martins and Forum....
Replies: 83
Views: 27831

Re: New to Martins and Forum....

.... T-Bird ,,,, Welcome to the Forum,, Great to have you here with us... Keep asking questions, there are a lot of good people here that can answer any question about Martins that you have.. Hope you have great 2020 season.. Good Luck.. Dave Thank you Dave! Good to be here! Here’s to a great 2020!...
by T-Bird
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New to Martins and Forum....
Replies: 83
Views: 27831

Re: New to Martins and Forum....

Welcome to the forum. Do you happen to have any overhead pictures of your property, or maybe you could screenshot one from Google Earth. We will be able to help you locate the best spot in your yard for your housing. "Typically" the southern states have higher populations and colonies can be establ...
by T-Bird
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New to Martins and Forum....
Replies: 83
Views: 27831

Re: New to Martins and Forum....

Welcome!! I have two Trendsetters and each have 8 compartments. They're on a 3x3 poles. I bought the pole guards at the PMCA shop. Good luck and welcome, again! Brent Hi Brent, Thanks for the warm welcome! Are you happy with your Trendsetters? I am a little nervous about my purchase. Are you having...
by T-Bird
Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New to Martins and Forum....
Replies: 83
Views: 27831

Re: New to Martins and Forum....

I too was leery of the store recomendation but who knows sounds like they knew enough to mention open flyways. If you can trim trees please do so, although southern martins seem more forgiving of trees. My set up is fairly close to a tree and martins dont mind but i cut what i can. Trendsetter is V...
by T-Bird
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New to Martins and Forum....
Replies: 83
Views: 27831

Re: New to Martins and Forum....

Welcome! It is defenitely an experience being a martin landlord. And yes its a definite science. What sort of housing were you envisioning? Many many factors involved in choices and placement. Short and sweet; look in your neighborhood and see if there are other houses or gourds offered. May consid...
by T-Bird
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New to Martins and Forum....
Replies: 83
Views: 27831

New to Martins and Forum....

Hello to all! I am new to the world of birds. I recently decided I wanted to put up a nice place for some birds to call home. After speaking with my local bird store, and doing a little research, I have found that there is a little more to it than just planting a pole and slapping a house on top. I ...