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by BillieJR
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Northern Mn up date 2018 Poorest Ive Seen
Replies: 3
Views: 66

Re: Northern Mn up date 2018 Poorest Ive Seen

I'm sorry you're having a bad year. I don't have any either but then - I haven't had any for at least 4 or 5 years.....maybe even 6. I am playing the Dawn song and doing everything I know to do, too......I've had a few visitors but nothing that stayed around. It's quite depressing isn't it? I'm stil...
by BillieJR
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Loss of long time landlor
Replies: 5
Views: 116

Re: Loss of long time landlor

My condolences to his family.
by BillieJR
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Interesting...
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Interesting...

That's great news, kellye! I love to hear about success stories. :)
by BillieJR
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Egg Hatch
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Egg Hatch

So interesting to watch how they handle everything. Thanks for sharing the video
by BillieJR
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: nest building
Replies: 12
Views: 203

Re: nest building

Congratulations and good luck with having some healthy babies.
by BillieJR
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Trapping sparrows
Replies: 12
Views: 128

Re: Trapping sparrows

Thanks for the picture. I might have to think about getting one of these, myself.
by BillieJR
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: June 16 nest check in New Concord ,oh
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: June 16 nest check in New Concord ,oh

Holy cow! You have nothing to feel badly about - with over 600 babies - you are doing amazingly well. Congrats and good luck with the rest of your colony.
by BillieJR
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Trapping sparrows
Replies: 12
Views: 128

Re: Trapping sparrows

I'd love to see a picture of your trap set up.
by BillieJR
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin Gourd Cam Nest Check
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: Purple Martin Gourd Cam Nest Check

Awww, the babies are arriving. How exciting! Thanks for sharing
by BillieJR
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: My Purple Martin Nest Check
Replies: 2
Views: 46

Re: My Purple Martin Nest Check

Awesome awesome video!!! thanks for sharing. Looks like you're having a great year!
by BillieJR
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Contract Hits
Replies: 14
Views: 204

Re: Contract Hits

Great job, Curtis! Sounds like you had a successful day!
by BillieJR
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: first fledge is off and away
Replies: 7
Views: 76

Re: first fledge is off and away

What an awesome play by play - love it! Isn't it amazing how they all help the new babies learn to fly?
by BillieJR
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Triple WOW
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Triple WOW

Congrats, Badger! That musta been so exciting to see!
by BillieJR
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: SY pair visited today
Replies: 18
Views: 406

Re: SY pair visited today

Thanks for the pep talk, Sharon! I'm still waiting. My husband passed away last week and every day I look out for the purple martins, thinking this would be an excellent time for me to become a landlord - to take my mind off of my sadness and and to give me something to enjoy and be excited about - ...
by BillieJR
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Late arrivals in May?
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Late arrivals in May?

Welcome, cantgrowup! Have you taken the house down to do a nest check on it?
by BillieJR
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: nest building
Replies: 12
Views: 203

Re: nest building

That's awesome, vman! Congrats!
by BillieJR
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Holy cow!
Replies: 32
Views: 489

Re: Holy cow!

I am green with envy for what you have - I hope I get lucky one of these years, too. Congrats and enjoy - you have earned it!
by BillieJR
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Patience and Persistence do pay off!
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Patience and Persistence do pay off!

That is awesome news, Karen. I am so happy for you. Congratulaltions on your success and I think you're doing it the right way - You have purple martins and are able to care for the number you have so just be happy with those and don't try to take on more than you are comfortable with. I'm sure the ...
by BillieJR
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: They were here for 10 days, now they're gone
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: They were here for 10 days, now they're gone

I doubt you have done anything wrong. It's just a waiting game for us to hope and pray they like our site. Good luck! I hope you get some to stay soon.
by BillieJR
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: June 4 Nest check, Oxbow Golf Course
Replies: 9
Views: 122

Re: June 4 Nest check, Oxbow Golf Course

I'm still waiting and watching - so far nothing other than a visitor now and then that gets my hopes up just for them to be shot down again - but one day it'll be my turn. :) Thanks!

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