drooped wings

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chickadee
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drooped wings

Postby chickadee » Wed May 04, 2011 7:47 pm

Any pictures of what this looks like?

flyin-lowe
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Postby flyin-lowe » Wed May 04, 2011 8:09 pm

http://www.purplemartin.org/forum/download.php?id=9338

Here are some pics from another thread. This is what I called drooped wings.
2019- Currently 31 complete nests (27 with eggs or babies) 94 babies hatched and 19 eggs still to hatch) 6-22-19
2018- 15 pair last count 49 fledged
2017 3 SY pair nested, 12 eggs total, fledged 10. 4 additional SY's stayed all summer but never paired/nested.
2016 1 pair fledged 4
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BigT
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Postby BigT » Wed May 04, 2011 8:12 pm

http://www.purplemartin.org/forum/download.php?id=9338

Here are some pics from another thread. This is what I called drooped wings.
That's about it. Lot's of that today.

The Olsons
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Postby The Olsons » Thu May 05, 2011 7:54 pm

Please get some crickets and meal worms, freeze them then thaw them out in warm water and feed your martins. It is not easy but we all need to do what we can to help them since we invited them in our backyard. The martins are really smart and catch on real quick being feed supplemental food.
Love it or leave it~~~Astrid :-)


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