Just A Few Pictures Of The Colony

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Kyler
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Martin Colony History: The Purple Martin Population Is Very Slim In Northwest Kansas. Before adding additional housing I’m trying to get 100% occupancy. Studying different entrances and larger compartments. Heat tests have been started in 2017. Trying to make a cooler compartment.

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Just A Few Pictures Of The Colony

Postby Kyler » Fri May 17, 2019 9:42 pm

Yes I know there’s a couple sparrows in some of the pictures. I working on it :lol: First nest check of 2019 is tomorrow morning!

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Kyler,
Purple Martin Landlords of Northwest KS
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Main Site:
2013 - 0 Pair
2014 - 1 Pair - 4 Eggs - 3 Hatched - 3 Fledged -
2015 - 0 Pair -
2016 - 5 Pair - 27 Eggs - 24 Hatched - 13 Fledged -
2017 - 18 Pair - 102 Eggs - 78 Hatched - 69 Fledged -
2018 - 22 Pair - 115 Eggs - 92 Hatched - 86 Fledged -
(Moved Housing 300 Yards)
2019 - 25 Pair So Far - 9 Eggs So Far - ? Hatched - ? Fledged -

BillieJR
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Location: Monroe, WI

Re: Just A Few Pictures Of The Colony

Postby BillieJR » Sat May 18, 2019 10:16 am

Super great pictures! Thanks for sharing
Billie from southern Wisonsin

rrmartins
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Re: Just A Few Pictures Of The Colony

Postby rrmartins » Sat May 18, 2019 11:18 am

Very nice!!
T14
2018
12 pair
53 fledged

Chris B
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Location: AL/Toney

Re: Just A Few Pictures Of The Colony

Postby Chris B » Sat May 18, 2019 3:04 pm

I only see one sparrow to the right of cavity #14 - shoot it!
2014 8 gourds, 3 pairs nested. Ended w/ 24 total
2015 24 gourds, 22 nests. Lotsa birds!
2016 24 gourds and good activity.
2017 32 SREH gourds. Great activity.
2018 40 SREH gourds. Good finish despite big storm damage. No more dangling gourds.
2019 56+ SREH gourds, all on 3/8 rods.


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