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by AngieA_SWMichigan
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Considering becoming landlords in SW Michigan
Replies: 8
Views: 1432

Re: Considering becoming landlords in SW Michigan

Thanks for confirming. From what I read, barn swallows are not in competition with martins. Is that correct?
by AngieA_SWMichigan
Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Considering becoming landlords in SW Michigan
Replies: 8
Views: 1432

Re: Considering becoming landlords in SW Michigan

Dave, Thank you! I thought the land would be great for martins, too! Was out mowing the lawn this Summer when a huge flock of birds were swooping around eating the bugs that I'm guessing I disturbed when mowing. I stopped to watch and thoroughly enjoyed it. Thought they were martins but now I'm not ...
by AngieA_SWMichigan
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Considering becoming landlords in SW Michigan
Replies: 8
Views: 1432

Re: Considering becoming landlords in SW Michigan

Thanks Dave and flyin-lowe for your thorough responses. Wow, you gave us a lot to consider; the good, bad, and ugly and we appreciate that very much. Dave just have to say we LOVE Iowa. I have ridden RAGBRAI 7x and think the ride and the people are the best. We do need some time to process all this ...
by AngieA_SWMichigan
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Considering becoming landlords in SW Michigan
Replies: 8
Views: 1432

Considering becoming landlords in SW Michigan

Hello, This is my first post on the forum. What an amazing thing you are all doing/have done for these awesome birds. After reading some of the past conversations, I am in awe of you. I am a new resident of Southwest Michigan and believe we have a great spot for housing Martins. We are walking into ...