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1 Ron Vasser
Posts: 581
Joined: Sun Apr 18, 2004 8:26 pm
Location: Georgia/Rome

Hi Folks...feeling blessed to hear my friends home again this new year. I hope you all are doing well and have a wonderful year.
Ron
GeneP
Posts: 523
Joined: Mon Jul 23, 2007 7:35 am
Location: Kansas, Lawrence
Martin Colony History: 1 gourd rack with 24 gourd capacity. 2018, my 11th year hosting martins.
18 pair in 2017.

Very pleased to see you post. Hopefully, you'll have a special photo or two to share this season.
Congratulations!
PMCA Member, Single Gourd Rack, 2019 marks 12 years hosting martins.
Dale D
Posts: 329
Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:11 am
Location: Orlando, Fl
Martin Colony History: Landlord since 2004

Congratulations, on your 1st arrivals Ron. Best of luck to you this season.
Orlando, FL Landlord since 2004
Offer 42 Cavities Total
pmartinlover2
Posts: 521
Joined: Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:37 pm
Location: IL/Hillsboro
Martin Colony History: 2011 Home site--1 SY pair--2 fledged
2016 Satellite Site---4 pair--19 eggs laid--17 hatched--16 fledged
2017 Satellite Site--8 pair--37 eggs laid--34 hatched--34 fledged
2018 11 pair--fledged 60
2019 20 pair-fledged 94
2020 23pair-fledged 108

Woohoo, Ron! Glad they’re back!
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Jody
Jody in Central Illinois
Landlord in 2016
2016—4 pr fledged 16
2017—8 pr fledged 34
2018—11 pr fledged 60
James Strickland FL
Posts: 2249
Joined: Thu Nov 13, 2003 8:04 pm
Location: Reidsville NC
Martin Colony History: 2017 Had a lot visitors no Matins nesting, hoping 2018 will be different.
2018 Had 1 pair
2019 had 30 pair

Ron great to see you on here and I hope that you are doing well. Looking forward to see so of your pic this year. :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:
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Spiderman
Posts: 796
Joined: Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:19 am
Location: Gladewater, Texas

Hi Ron. I can't tell You how much I have enjoyed seeing your pictures on the Forum over the years.

Glad You are still able to host the Martins with the Gourd racks You have in place.

Hope You have many enjoyable experiences with your Martins this year.
2008 - 33 PAIR - FLEDGED 96 YOUNG
2009 - 51 PAIR - FLEDGED 166 YOUNG
2010 - 45 PAIR - FLEDGED 146 YOUNG
2011 - 33 PAIR - 128 HATCHED, 97 FLEDGED
2012 - 37 PAIR - 119 HATCHED, 101 FLEDGED
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