Babies starting to hatch this morning on nest cam

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Matt F.
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Joined: Mon Feb 28, 2005 9:48 am
Location: Houston, TX

Glad everything looks okay now.
Everything seemed to come back online, after cycling the power to the camera itself.
taxidermy lady
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Joined: Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:21 am
Location: IL/Ellis Grove
Martin Colony History: Started trying to attract purple martins in 2012! It's finally happened in 2017! 5 years!!! ASY male and SY female came May 1st, fledged 5 babies!

If you haven't checked this out for a while you need to. These babies are growing like bad weeds :)
Sharon from southern Illinois
threelilkids
Posts: 386
Joined: Wed Feb 23, 2011 4:11 pm
Location: Denham Springs, La
Martin Colony History: 2014 1 pair 3 hatched 3 fledged
2015 1 pair 5 hatched 5 fledged
2016 1 pair 5 hatched 4 fledged
2017 2 pair 8 hatched 8 fledged
2018 4 pair 15 hatched

Matt, have not seen babies today, are they hanging out the hole or have they fledged? All I could see yesterday was tails :roll:
Matt F.
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Joined: Mon Feb 28, 2005 9:48 am
Location: Houston, TX

The babies in the camera equipped gourd, have indeed fledged.
They're still staying the nights though. :)
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