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by Rob sydow
26 Jul 2020, 12:58
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Happy but sad day
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Views: 835

Happy but sad day

Today my 4 baby martins learned to fly. I'm happy they all made it, but also sad that they will be leaving soon.. Time to get ready for next year!
Rob
by Rob sydow
29 Jun 2020, 06:31
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Sioux city update
Replies: 0
Views: 514

Sioux city update

We have 3 little baby's and one to go!
by Rob sydow
13 Jun 2020, 14:42
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Nest check today
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Re: Nest check today

I have pics on Instagram if you would like to see. rob_sydow on Instagram
by Rob sydow
11 Jun 2020, 18:38
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Nest check today
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Nest check today

Today was nest check day. My young purple martins have two eggs. I'm so excited
by Rob sydow
08 Jun 2020, 18:30
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 11
Views: 2701

Re: Hi all

I did a nest check on Sunday and my SY'shave their best almost done!!
I will do another nest check in a few days.
by Rob sydow
01 Jun 2020, 18:32
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 11
Views: 2701

Re: Hi all

Hi all
After you get a pair to stay, how long before they start making their meats?
Any of you Iowa landlords have Martin's stated building nests? I have a SY pair for about two and half weeks now
Thanks
Rob
by Rob sydow
28 May 2020, 21:11
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 11
Views: 2701

Re: Hi all

Hi Dave I have had a colony about 15 years ago. About 5 pairs. Had to move and say good by to the Martins until this year. This is my first year at my new house. So far I have 2 pairs staying the night for the last week and a half. So I am a bit excited. I was thinking about hanging 4 Troyer gourds ...
by Rob sydow
25 May 2020, 08:58
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 11
Views: 2701

Re: Hi all

Hi Dave, You must have a large colony. I would like to see a picture of it some day. The last few days have been exciting here at my Martin house. My adult PMS keep bringing other PMS back with them. Most of them are females. Any males that land on the house my male chases them away. Some times it's...
by Rob sydow
24 May 2020, 09:11
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 11
Views: 2701

Re: the adult pair

Good morning, After I took that picture last Saturday, we got a lot of rain and weather for a few days and the Martin's didnt come back but this last Thursday they came back! They have been staying over night ever since. I haven't seen any more young Martin's since last week, I was wondering if the ...
by Rob sydow
16 May 2020, 13:18
Forum: Iowa Purple Martin Discussion
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 11
Views: 2701

Re: Hi all

Picture of my martin houses with conley2 holes.