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by SYmywa
Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 186

2020

Merry Christmas PM fans
Any plans for upcoming season?
New Bungalows n Rack going up here.
Upgrading Barn style PM house, for a perspective, as well.

Happy New year!
Jerome
by SYmywa
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: 2019 season
Replies: 3
Views: 1284

Re: 2019 season

Hi Benford
Welcome to the PMOD Forum!
We're just 3 yrs. In, trying to make adjustments, to match what the PM want.
Did you have Purple Martin's in 2019?
by SYmywa
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Getting Started
Replies: 0
Views: 643

Getting Started

Hi Who got their start in PM Hobby, this year? Did anyone raise PM systems for first time? I heard of 2 Wannabes in T.R.F./Viking area that got Pairs, 2019. :D Am waiting to hear numbers & get a Fledge report. Constructed n helped raise Systems for 2 others, each had Visitors! Did anyone of you ...
by SYmywa
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: 2019 season
Replies: 3
Views: 1284

2019 season

Hi Folks So howd the season go? Did the pair numbers remain steady? How bout clutch to fledge ratio? Did predators stay at bay? We realized a nice increase in pairs, from 5 in 2018 to 13 in 2019. They fledged 47, up from 22, out of six individual Systems. No predator issues noticed! Returned 1 pre-f...
by SYmywa
Fri May 24, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Group Arrives
Replies: 4
Views: 3908

Re: Group Arrives

Dave
Have got to ask; did u set a Goal for number of pairs hosted?
If so, have u reached that goal, meaning SY's will be moving up
to others trying to Start or build?

Jerome
by SYmywa
Tue May 21, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Group Arrives
Replies: 4
Views: 3908

Re: Group Arrives

Dave
Yah, mom nature seems to be Shaking thinks up a bit!
Five pair propagated here 2018, our 2nd season, in this PM poor region.
Not expecting any monumental change, tho a small increase might be nice. ;)
Are your numbers adding up, many SY yet?
by SYmywa
Thu May 16, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Group Arrives
Replies: 4
Views: 3908

Group Arrives

Hi Martineers Small cloud of PM arrived over our site around mid day, circling n singing. My partner called to describe the Happy commotion & was so taken up, didn't think to grab camera, till birds started descending onto housing. Before Commotion setteled, 2 additional ASY-M & 1 SY-f were ...
by SYmywa
Wed May 15, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Re: PURPLE MARTIN
Replies: 0
Views: 1443

Re: PURPLE MARTIN

Hello,
Who's got Scouts, A.S.Y or SY visitors?
Caroline, what's happening over Larimore way?
We have A.S.Y-m, arrive on May 2, attracted SY-f, SY-m & another A.S.Y-m, but
is roosting alone so far.
by SYmywa
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Big updates on Iowa website. Welcome to register as a member. (free)
Replies: 8
Views: 3453

Re: Big updates on Iowa website. Welcome to register as a member. (free)

Dave Nice gesture to try protect them from Cold. Have heard PM can perish in Adverse conditions. But, what if our intervention, interferes with Their Natural Defense system? For example; when TS arrive ahead of Their Forage, they move off! One spring TS returned 4 times before they Stayed! By than t...
by SYmywa
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: PURPLE MARTIN
Replies: 9
Views: 3869

Re: PURPLE MARTIN

Dave
Hopefully Perry or other leaders here, have info. on planned Events for New Season.
We need to make Folks aware of what a Purple Martin is & how we can help them!

Jerome





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