First PM showed up during the Saints Game

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Conrad Baker
Posts: 325
Joined: Fri Jan 12, 2007 7:43 pm
Location: Paulina, Louisiana

There I was watching the Saints/49ers game at about 5:30 pm, when I happened to glance outside at my S&K house that I put up Monday. I saw a bird on the bottom floor of the house. I had the entrances closed to prevent any Hosp or Starling interlopers. I got my binoculars, and saw that it was a ASY PM !! I went outside, and lowered the house to remove the entrance covers. I raised the house back up, all the time the Martin was circling overhead, waiting for me to go back inside. He was probably as cold as I was, but at least he had a warm dry place to spend the night.
The Saints ended up losing, but at least I have my Martins coming back home ! :grin:
Posts: 1196
Joined: Fri Jul 02, 2010 3:10 pm
Location: Louisiana/Broussard
Martin Colony History: 2010-2014 located in Slidell LA. Gourd rack with 16 gourds. Max of 2 pairs during this short period in Slidell. Plenty of fledglings.

2014-present.. moved to Broussard LA. Same Gourd Rack but added a 6 room house (modified from a 12 room)

2020: after a long drought of nothing, 4 pairs and 4 nests, 23 eggs total (May2020)

Glad you posted this... saw the report on the scout page and wondered about the details.

I'm in Slidell. I have my gourds up right now. I have a feeling Sunday or Monday I may see some. It's just so cold for them right now. We quite a few cold mornings to go till March.

My new AAA gourd rack will be up tomorrow night .
One was reported in Breaux Bridge too.
Keep us posted in your little guy.
Tim Stover
Posts: 505
Joined: Fri Jan 22, 2010 4:04 pm
Location: Tennesse/Madisonville

congrats hope you have a great season
2009 2pair 2010 24pair 2011 106 pair
2012 124 pair
2013 145
2014 170 pair
Peggy Riley
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Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 1:21 pm
Location: TX/Tolar

Good for you! Keep him warm!

Sandy - NC
Posts: 617
Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 6:40 pm
Location: Rocky Mount, NC

It sounds like you had a good and bad day. Go Pack Go!!!!!!!!!!
Don't ever, ever give up. It will happen.
Dave Reynolds
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Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:35 pm
Location: Little Hocking, Oh.
Martin Colony History: 2018 Success at my Satellite Site “Oxbow Golf Course”.
2019 Success at my home Site "Little Hocking, Ohio".

Conrad --

While the Saints were losing, it was a sign of better times ahead :lol: .

Congratulations on you Martins arriving, Keep them warm if you can.

Dave -- in Little Hocking, Ohio
Home Site “Little Hocking, Ohio”
2010 / 2018 -- Lots of Visitors
2019 — 1 Pair, 5 Eggs, 5 Babies, 5 fledged. :wink:
2020 — 1 Pair, 4 Eggs, 4 Babies, 4 fledged. :wink:
2021 — Waiting on March 2021

Satellite Site “Oxbow Golf Course”
2018 -- 15 Pair, 58 Eggs, 38 Hatched and 36 Fledged :wink:
2019 — 26 Pair, 128 Eggs, 99 Babies and 97 Fledged. :wink:
2020 — 30 Pair, 156 Eggs, 137 Babies and 137 Fledged. :wink:
2021 — Waiting on March 2021

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Conrad Baker
Posts: 325
Joined: Fri Jan 12, 2007 7:43 pm
Location: Paulina, Louisiana

You're right Dave, as far as the Saints go, it's "Maybe next year", but for the PM, it's "right here- right now" !
Posts: 144
Joined: Wed Nov 19, 2003 2:12 am
Location: Baton Rouge/Louisiana

Great! Waiting here in Baton Rouge............

Arrival would keep my mind off the Saints and migraine I've had since the LSU game.
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