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glfriend
Posts: 80
Joined: Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:55 pm
Location: Virginia

So for at least a week a ASY male came in and out checking out my gourds. The tree swallows within 35 feet appeared to be protecting the gourds from the other TS. Well tonight "my" ASY male brought home a female ASY and I saw them enter the gourds for a night visit!!!! Thanks for all the replies to my topics lately everyone has helped to get me this far.

Garry
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deancamp
Posts: 632
Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:17 pm
Location: Raymore, MO

That's great Garry. Hopefully the pair will draw in others as well. Very exciting to watch them interact with each other. Good Luck going forward.
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Kegger
Posts: 201
Joined: Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:58 am
Location: Awesome Florida
Martin Colony History: Newbie in 2020: 2 pair of SY with 4 eggs each in Troyer Horizontals
fledged a total of 7 Martins

I wish you luck on your new tenants, hoping more join them! 8)
flyin-lowe
Posts: 3097
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:49 am
Location: Indiana/Henry Co.

Awesome news, chances are they will draw in some more. Especially once the SY’s flow in.
2021.................HOSP count-8
2020 Currently 42 nest, 110 babies, 64 eggs left to hatch(6-22-20) HOSP count-8
2019- 31 Pair over 100 fledged
2018- 15 pair last count 49 fledged
2017 3 SY pair nested, 12 eggs total, fledged 10. 4 additional SY's stayed all summer but never paired/nested.
2016 1 pair fledged 4
2015 Visitors
2014 Visitors
2013 Moved 6 miles away, 1 pair fledged 2.
2012 30 pair fledged 100.
2011 12 pair (11 that nested), 43 fledged.
2010 5 pair, 21 eggs, 16 hatched, 14 fledged.
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