First arrival of the season.

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Two Gourds
Posts: 57
Joined: Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:55 pm
Location: AR/Warren

Our first Martin arrived around 8:30 this morning. I really didn't want one until we could have warmer weather, but at least it didn't come the last of January like one did last year. The temperature is 37 degrees and cloudy. We will be putting out eggs and shells if it stays cold.
Posts: 115
Joined: Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:14 am
Location: Raceland, Louisiana

Hi. Where are you? Our Martins started arriving Feb. 6th. Not nesting yet but have made the house home. Weather today in S. Louisiana nice and mild with the high in 60's.
Two Gourds
Posts: 57
Joined: Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:55 pm
Location: AR/Warren

We are about 40 miles south of Pine Bluff, AR. Good luck with your birds this year.
Dave Reynolds
Posts: 1881
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".

Two Gourds,,, Great to here about your new arrivals.. Gook luck this season...

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:

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:

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Two Gourds
Posts: 57
Joined: Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:55 pm
Location: AR/Warren

Thanks. Hope you have a great year.
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Joined: Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:24 pm
Location: Mississippi

So excited to hear that some of you have Martins. Still waiting to see some in Western Mississippi. Haven't seen any yet, but have seen Blue Birds and have set up a trail for them so as not to have them next in PM house this year. To each his or her own for the birds on our property.

Good Luck everyone and Happy Birding. This new PM landlord is awaiting first tenants, if any decide to stay. We'll be ready for them. We have a 8 Suite BirdsChoice Waters Edge house to put up this weekend for the sub adults. Also, readying a renovated plastic American Barn with 4 suites to put up, too with BoEleven Guords to put underneath the barn house. We'll go from there....
Animal Lover. Voice for animals. Purple Martin Landlord Wannabe. Proponent for large cavities. :grin:
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