Group Arrives

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SYmywa
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Group Arrives

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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 Swooping between
Systems, checking cubys. A Lot O circling n chattering took place before all
Settled in to Roost, just before dusk! :shock:
This is same day season started in 2018!
Anyone experienced similar?

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Dave Duit
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I had a single ASY male for a week and a half before the next one arrived. They seemed to stragle in this year, but I have had it happen like at your location in past years.
Nest checks, supplement feeding and good landlord practices make for a healthy colony.

SYmywa
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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?

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Slight increase from last year. The SYs have moved in and are raising hell. lol. Just kidding, they are just a bunch of juveniles acting up. Lots of scrambled eggs over the past few weeks here in Iowa. Hope all is well at your location.
Nest checks, supplement feeding and good landlord practices make for a healthy colony.

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Re: Group Arrives

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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

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