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Don Troha
Posts: 358
Joined: Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:14 pm
Location: Texas/Houston

In recent years the Martins here have been alternating between Willowbrook on the northwest side and Stafford on the southwest side for their roost site. This year the roost is back at Willowbrook. Here's about three and a half minutes of video footage from last Saturday. https://rumble.com/vkuv1b-purple-martins.html
2021 - 16 pair, 50 fledged
2020 - 16 pair, 70 fledged
2019 - 14 pair, 61 fledged
2018 - 15 pair, 63 fledged
2017 - 11 pair, 46 fledged
2016 - 5 pair, 22 fledged
2015 - 3 pair, 13 fledged
2014 - 3 pair, 12 fledged
2013 - 3 pair, 12 fledged
2012 - 2 pair, 8 fledged
2011 - 1 pair, 2 fledged
Dave Reynolds
Posts: 1962
Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:35 pm
Location: Little Hocking, Oh.
Martin Colony History: 2017 Visitors
Satellite Site “Oxbow Golf Course”.
2018 - 15 Pair, 58 Eggs, 36 Fledged
2019 - 26 Pair, 128 Eggs, 97 Fledged
2020 - 30 Pair, 156 Eggs, 137 Fledged
2021 - 30 Pair, 162 Eggs, 144 Fledged

Home Site "Little Hocking, Ohio".
2019 - 1 Pair, 5 Eggs, 5 Fledged
2020 - 1 Pair, 4 Eggs, 4 Fledged
2021 - 8 Pair, 39 Eggs, 36 Fledged

.... Now that's a lot of Purple Martins in one place... Great video .... Thanks for sharing..

Dave
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Retpsub
Posts: 39
Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2005 8:13 pm
Location: Houston (Far west side)/Texas

Video really looks good ! Are the Martins still at Willowbrook area ?8-24-21
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Don Troha
Posts: 358
Joined: Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:14 pm
Location: Texas/Houston

Yes they are still there & making an impressive roost ring in the morning. They tend to move around in a 2-3 block area. At the time of my last visit two weeks ago the roost was located in the trees between At Home and Car Toys, 12605 N Gessner Dr.
2021 - 16 pair, 50 fledged
2020 - 16 pair, 70 fledged
2019 - 14 pair, 61 fledged
2018 - 15 pair, 63 fledged
2017 - 11 pair, 46 fledged
2016 - 5 pair, 22 fledged
2015 - 3 pair, 13 fledged
2014 - 3 pair, 12 fledged
2013 - 3 pair, 12 fledged
2012 - 2 pair, 8 fledged
2011 - 1 pair, 2 fledged
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