ASY Male is Here

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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

:grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: Well I am on the board Now and my season has started. A ASY Male showed up at 4:30 Today. Let the fun begin.
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flyin-lowe
Posts: 2939
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:49 am
Location: Indiana/Henry Co.

And your season starts......, how many cavities are you offering now that you are in NC?
2020 Currently 42 nest, 110 babies, 64 eggs left to hatch(6-22-20) HOSP count-8
2019- 31 Pair over 100 fledged
2018- 15 pair last count 49 fledged
2017 3 SY pair nested, 12 eggs total, fledged 10. 4 additional SY's stayed all summer but never paired/nested.
2016 1 pair fledged 4
2015 Visitors
2014 Visitors
2013 Moved 6 miles away, 1 pair fledged 2.
2012 30 pair fledged 100.
2011 12 pair (11 that nested), 43 fledged.
2010 5 pair, 21 eggs, 16 hatched, 14 fledged.
Steve Kroenke
Posts: 4342
Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2003 6:49 pm
Location: Louisiana/Logansport

James,
Great news! Thanks for sharing this with us!

Soon more martins will be arriving at your colony and please keep us updated!

Steve
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300+ pairs of martins each season
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

Flyin lowe, I am offering 70 for the Martins this year.

Thanks Steve, I had 4 show up in the evening. I am sure they will be more in a few week and I will keep you up-to-date as things change.
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deancamp
Posts: 413
Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:17 pm
Location: Raymore, MO

That's good news, let the purple army keep marching North.
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

Deancamp, I see this morning that a snow storm is heading North, so I hope they hold for a little time.
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Rodger Drye
Posts: 671
Joined: Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:07 am
Location: NC/Mt. Pleasant
Martin Colony History: Have been hosting and providing a sanactuary for Purple Martins for 30 years.

Hey James,

That is Great that you have spotted your first Martin for the 2020 season. I kept watching under NC Scout reports wondering when you were gonna add your name. They’ll start to flow in on a regular bases now.

I have about 25 I think. It’s hard to see all of them going in and out of Gourd’s on 6 different Racks. My oldest son is supposed to help me put up my T-14 sometime this week - Hopefully. I have 168 Gourd’s of all types up and pre nested. I do not plan on hanging any more after I get this t-14 up. That will give me 186 cavities in total and I just can’t handle any more, considering Nest Checks and year end cleaning etc.

My new Rack (The Nitro D) I designed has 48 Gourd’s on it. I didn’t think the Bird’s would really use it or mess with it this quickly, since it’s a new system. I thought maybe some of my SY Bird’s would occupy it when they came in. But these ASY Bird’s are going to it in large numbers, so I guess they must like it.

Do you play the Dawn Song at all.? I think it really helps to attract Martin’s to your site.!

Keep me posted on your success with you Site.

Rodger
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tor
Posts: 220
Joined: Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:35 pm
Location: Marlboro County, SC
Martin Colony History: Capacity: 72 Troyers on 3 X Super-24 racks

Good news, James. Hope you have a great season this year.
Location: Marlboro County, SC

2020: Capacity: 72 - First Scouts: 2/11 - 71 pair - 298 hatched as of last nest check.
2019: Capacity: 72 - First Scouts: 2/22 - 70 pair - 315 fledged
2018: Capacity: 70 - First Scouts: 2/18 - 60 pair - 270 fledged
2017: Capacity: 42 - First Scouts: 2/25 - 39 pair
2016: Capacity: 42 - First Scouts: 3/10 - 32 pair
2015: Capacity: 24 - First Scouts: 3/23 - 4 pair

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Dave Reynolds
Posts: 1886
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".

..... James .... Great to hear the good news... Hope you have a great season... I'm still waiting but it won't be long.. :grin: :grin:

Dave
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:
2021 — Waiting on March 2021

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:
2021 — Waiting on March 2021

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