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by MartinBoy14012
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New Member Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 4795

Re: New Member Introduction

Yes, I'm lucky that the area along the shoreline is already established. Now that I'm getting serious, I'll be able to assist in helping the martins thrive even more. With the new rack I installed last year, it was the first time I had a system that I could lower and do nest checks. It was amazing f...
by MartinBoy14012
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New Member Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 4795

Re: New Member Introduction

Thanks for the warm welcome! The rack isn't as close to the tree as it looks in the picture. My site is only 50' wide so I installed the new pole in the same location as the original octagon house was. Not perfect but no concerns on my end. GFB, Thanks for the info regarding the NY Purple Martin Pro...
by MartinBoy14012
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New Member Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 4795

Re: New Member Introduction

Here is a picture of my site. Plenty of insects to eat around the lake!
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by MartinBoy14012
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: New Member Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 4795

New Member Introduction

Hi Everyone, My first post to the forum and I look forward to the 2020 season! Back in 2013 I bought a small seasonal house on the southern Lake Ontario Shoreline in New York. There was a Heath aluminum octagon house on the site and several of the neighboring houses had martin houses on their proper...