Nest check #16

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mjfog
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Joined: Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:40 pm
Location: Palm City, FL
Martin Colony History: 2018 will be my first try. 6 S&K B09s. 29 eggs - 8 fledged
2019 - 12 Troyer Horizontals with tunnels, 6 S&K B09s and 12 B011s all with tunnels. 43 eggs - 36 fledged
2020 - Rack 1 - 6 B011s, Rack 2 - 24 B011s, and Rack 3 - 24 Troyer Horizontals. All gourds have tunnels, porches and crescent/Conley 11 entrances; racks have predator guards.

Yesterday was most likely my last nest check for this season. Four young well attended to by the two gray-breasted older birds. Will be out of town until the 20th, the projected fledge date for this last gourd. When I return I hope to see the four youngsters leave the gourd and get ready for their next venture, a long flight to Brazil.

Mike
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