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by SYmywa
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Purple Martin Life video link. By Dave Duit Iowa Purple Martin Organization
Replies: 2
Views: 234

Re: Purple Martin Life video link. By Dave Duit Iowa Purple Martin Organization

Mr. Dave
Thanks for Sharing, watched Video a couple times, to capture the Great info.👌 Hope all Wannabes see this, as their getting a start, in this Special Hobby!😃
by SYmywa
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Growth
Replies: 3
Views: 426

Re: Growth

Nice Fledge percentage, noticed one thing about Hosting Smaller Colony, its much easier to Witness
Fledge n Percentage tends to be Higher!
We noticed as season progressed, n moisture decreased, blo fly pressure dropped off as well.👇
by SYmywa
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Banding
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Banding

Avian Friends :D
AllenH, Caroline any updates from your or area Colonys?
Any banding done at your sites, for 2020 Season?
Know of any new Sites, started in your areas?
by SYmywa
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: The 2020 season
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: The 2020 season

First arrival here on April 29, was an ASY-m, three days earlier than 2019. Temps were cool, so early arrivals were Sharing Compartments n seeing that, i plugged the vents! Pair count increased by 4 at home site, Fledges by 25! Delt with some blo fly, as usual, but all in all a good Season, with 4 W...
by SYmywa
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Growth
Replies: 3
Views: 426

Re: Growth

High you all Did your Colony size increase or remain steady, did Fledged numbers change 🤔 Anyone in the Group, with Fledge numbers to share? Anyone else with Fledge numbers or who had PM visitors, and would like to share? Our pair numbers increased by just 4, but our Fledged Numbers increased to 82,...
by SYmywa
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Growth
Replies: 3
Views: 426

Growth

Good Morning Folks :!: Who's considering putting up a PM system, for 2021 Season? Any New Sites get a start in 2020? Five Wannabes were founded in Marshall n Pennington Countys, during 2019/2020 seasons :D One near Newfolden, 1 near Viking, 3 near TRF, all Rural. I know of 3 still waiting, in those ...
by SYmywa
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Wrapping up 2020 season
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: Wrapping up 2020 season

Hi Folks Was a Great Season, 4 of 5 Satillite Sites were founded in this 2020 Season! Two we constructed n raised in 2014 n two were raised last fall. Also a system another LL helped with in 2019, was founded same year! The Purple Tree is spreading in our MN NW. Corner 😉 Our Colony grew to 17 pr., u...
by SYmywa
Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 3170

Re: 2020

Morning Dave Speaking of Trio House, ours is hosting a young couple, for first time in 18 yrs. On the other side, replaced a Heath Castle converted, with 6 Chalets for 2020, that are all taken! Sounds as you've a plan for trays!😉 Mine are what ever is handy, always keeping Weight to minimum! Mine ri...
by SYmywa
Sat May 16, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: 2020 Scouts
Replies: 8
Views: 1206

Re: 2020 Scouts

Good, haven't seen a SY-m here yet.
All ASY males, 1 ASY female, probably 5 SY females.
Have you noticed SY-f arriving ahead of SY-m?
It seems a trend here, last two years!
Hope the SY-m blend in like last season, only miner squabbles, no damage! :P
by SYmywa
Wed May 13, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Association of the Dakotas Forum
Topic: Pre-nest material
Replies: 10
Views: 1451

Re: Pre-nest material

Two Adult males arrived April 27, since than more males & 2 young females, all have been up feeding afternoons, including today, seem in fare shape, no losses. Friday sounds warmer, watching for some SY males !? Offering pine straw, first time, instead of wheat, doubled pre-nest as recent cold front...