video from purple martin roost in Wichita, Ks 08/12/14

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razman
Posts: 562
Joined: Sun May 09, 2004 3:14 pm
Location: wichita ks

i took this video last night.....someone estimated this roost at about 25k at this point (i have no idea, lol) it was an amazing sight. video is poor quality as it was shot at sunset without much light...hopefully you can get the flavor of it though....Rick

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mo9Nd6GbDD8
2004...notta
2005-2008 lookies
2009...lookies, and a SYM hanging around a bunch
2010...an ASY pair! 5 eggs, 5 babies fledged! yehawwwwwwwwww
2011....still only one nesting pair..extreme heat killed the babies
2012..ASY pair...fledged 4 babies!
2013 notta, few lookie lous
DornCounty
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Joined: Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:58 pm
Location: Rural SE Kansas
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Trio-Jedi

good stuff
2017 - Home & Public Colonies - 300 Cavities
tonyg
Posts: 1520
Joined: Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:16 pm
Location: Olpe, KS
Martin Colony History: 22 year landlord, 14 at current residence..offering 9 racks and a homemade T-8 for 166 total cavities. 160 Pair in 2018 Racks consist of a Deluxe 12, AAA 16, Starburst 16, 2 K-18 Series, Super 24, 2 Gemini, Multi-purpose/two trio’s/4gourds and a T-8..Great hobby to be involved in..

Thanks for sharing Rick...pretty awesome..gotta try to get down there before it's to late..
22 year landlord..9 Rack Systems for 2018 and my home built T-8 for a total of 166 cavities..160 pair in 2018 ..SUPER COLONY!!! Love You Bev... Fan of those St. Louis Cardinals!!!!!
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