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by SYmywa
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Getting Started
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Getting Started

Hi
Who got their start in PM Hobby, this year?
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!
by SYmywa
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: 2019 season
Replies: 0
Views: 258

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: 2773

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: 2773

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: 2773

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: 1005

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: 2613

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: 3042

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
by SYmywa
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Moving northward from Iowa.
Replies: 8
Views: 2671

Re: Moving northward from Iowa.

Dave
Can look out Favorite viewing Window without seeing snow now, so life is good.
Temps hit 63 Tuesday /w lite rain today, mopping up remaining patches n grass starting to green.
PM appear on holding pattern near mid. State, while Mom Nature produces some Forage!

Jerome
by SYmywa
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Moving northward from Iowa.
Replies: 8
Views: 2671

Re: Moving northward from Iowa.

Dave
Yep things a changing here as well!
Temps could hit 50's so Snow is disappearing :roll:
Good luck with your Colonys!

Jerome





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