ASY at my daughter's

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Joined: Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:42 pm
Location: sugarcreek,ohio
Martin Colony History: new in 2017, but ready for lots of birds. 44 gourds and 40 t14 style holes

Hey, this is Tim Boyd from Just south of Sugarcreek, Ohio. I've been trying for 5 years and this year, I've Moved a couple houses down to the pond. They're further from trees, and closer to water, but sadly, pretty far from the house.

But this post is regarding my daughter's successful first year and an early ASY male this year. I'd put up a T14 at her house on top of a hill and on may 18 she got her first pair and rapidly swelled to a dozen birds, all SY and confused about nesting. She had at least 4 clutches of eggs, and I'm not sure how many fledged because the house had a tight fit to the pole and was a bear to crank up and down. Anyway, on March 25, fully 6 weeks earlier than last year, lo and behold, an ASY male arrived and started chasing tree swallows who dared to land on perches. he's gone now but no doubt searching for a mate and will be back as well as others from last year.

I went to the scout arrivals and tried to post the sighting on my daughter's behalf. I got the message of a successful submission, but there is no purple dot on the map. I might have made a mistake entering information. Admin, if you're reading this, can you tell me what i did wrong? There doesn't seem to be a way of asking for help on the submissions page.

stay safe, everyone, and enjoy your season!
Posts: 2860
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:49 am
Location: Indiana/Henry Co.

In the past I thought there was a day or so lag time in the reports showing up. However I submitted one just a few minuets ago and it shows up already. If it doesn't show up by Monday I would shoot them an email.

Congrats on the new colony for your daughter. I wouldn't be surprised if that T14 doesn't almost fill up this year and you will be needing to add on next year.
2020 47 of 52 cavities with nest (5/29)(HOSP Count 7)
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.
Dave Reynolds
Posts: 1853
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".

.... I posted and with in minutes it was posted.... plus the Dot on the Map ... Give them a call or try and post it again..

Home Site “Little Hocking, Ohio”
2010 / 2018 -- Lots of Visitors
2019 — First pair, 5 Eggs, 5 hatched, 5 fledged. :wink:
2020 — They Showed up on March 28 for another year... :wink:

Satellite Site “Oxbow Golf Course”
2018 -- 15 Pair, 58 Eggs, 38 Hatched and 36 Fledged :wink:
2019 — 26 Pair, 128 Eggs, 99 Hatched and 97 Fledged. :wink:
2020 — They showed up on April 24 for another year... :wink:

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