SY Martins

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jhcox
Posts: 487
Joined: Thu May 26, 2016 9:23 am
Location: tennesse
Martin Colony History: Started colony in 2014. First pair to stay and raise young in 2018.

I was wondering if the sub adult martins are finished moving through the southern states or are there still more SY birds migrating from South America. Thank for the help.
flyin-lowe
Posts: 2896
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:49 am
Location: Indiana/Henry Co.

I haven't seen any yet at my colony in Indiana. I would guess TN should be in the prime right now, especially with temps warming up in this part of the country.
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.
jhcox
Posts: 487
Joined: Thu May 26, 2016 9:23 am
Location: tennesse
Martin Colony History: Started colony in 2014. First pair to stay and raise young in 2018.

Hey flyin lowe that’s what I was hoping I have a few but I was hoping I would pick up a few more up before they moved on up north. We will be leaving for vacation tomorrow so I hope I have a few more when I get back home. I put up 12 more troyer horizontal gourds today just in case.
deancamp
Posts: 412
Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:17 pm
Location: Raymore, MO

SY birds were coming in strong here before that cold snap last week. Hoping it picks back up again.
Kegger
Posts: 106
Joined: Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:58 am
Location: Awesome Florida
Martin Colony History: Newbie in 2020: 2 pair of SY with 4 eggs each in Troyer Horizontals
fledged a total of 7 Martins

I have not seen any new SY birds here in SW Florida for a month. Last female showed up here around mid April 8)
jhcox
Posts: 487
Joined: Thu May 26, 2016 9:23 am
Location: tennesse
Martin Colony History: Started colony in 2014. First pair to stay and raise young in 2018.

Thanks for the up dates guys.
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