They’re coming

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Brad Biddle
Posts: 523
Joined: Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:22 pm
Location: Marshall County AL

Even with our rainy cool weather and many days of north and east winds, new arrivals have apparently been pretty steady. We had south winds Monday and Tuesday and this morning I had at least 25, maybe 30 birds out on the racks and flying around. No idea how many might have still been in the gourds. When they get above about 15 I can’t hardly get a good count.
Martin landlord since 2003. Currently offering 132 plastic gourds with tunnels and all SREH.
PMDavid
Posts: 408
Joined: Wed May 16, 2018 8:50 pm
Location: Boyce,Louisiana
Martin Colony History: Second year trying to attract martins. This year I am getting rid of the wooden house and showing something they are used to seeing.
Offering 2 trio grandpaws w/2natural gourds under each and C.Abare gourd rack w/16 natural gourds. And one rehabbed 16 compartment Coates original with two natural gourds.Lots of lookers,a few overnighters and daily activity cruising and looking. All gourds have a rain canopy and wire perch.2019 7 pair moving into 2020 almost double pairs from 2019. Still have most of the month of March to go for new arrivals and April.Here late in season seemed to have as many as 18 Pr of nesting birds. Huge upscale in birds from 2019. Will also have a 20 gourd satellite rack prepared for the 2021 season.

Hey brad ,good to hear they are getting there . Our forecast for here shows the next nine days of south winds. Envelope in the mail Tuesday.
Geno
Posts: 14
Joined: Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:06 am
Location: Tuscaloosa

I'm glad yours are coming back! One of my friends saw them come in Sunday in T-Town. Can you post a picture of the electric system you have for predators? I still don't know how that works.
Brad Biddle
Posts: 523
Joined: Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:22 pm
Location: Marshall County AL

Geno, I’ll try to post a couple of them this weekend. I have 2 different setups
Martin landlord since 2003. Currently offering 132 plastic gourds with tunnels and all SREH.
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