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by Unk Bond
Sat Aug 07, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: I Think
Replies: 8
Views: 6530

Re: I Think

Hello Tom
Thank'a and I wish you the same
I don't even see a sparrow ha ha [ Later and stay safe
by Unk Bond
Fri Aug 06, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: I Think
Replies: 8
Views: 6530

Re: I Think

Hello All
Yepper there gone. Lowered and cleaned every thing out. Enjoyed them for the short time they were here. :-(
Later and stay safe
by Unk Bond
Tue Aug 03, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: I Think
Replies: 8
Views: 6530

I Think

Hello All
I think they are packing there bags. :-( [ Later and stay safe
by Unk Bond
Sun Aug 01, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Help Young Bird in my yard
Replies: 5
Views: 3756

Re: Help Young Bird in my yard

Hello Brent
Very-very good and thanks a bunch [ Later and stay safe.
by Unk Bond
Sat Jul 31, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Help Young Bird in my yard
Replies: 5
Views: 3756

Help Young Bird in my yard

Hello All
Help
My first youg bird to be on the ground. Have no idea which nest it came from [ Later
by Unk Bond
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple Martin banding and more - VIDEO
Replies: 6
Views: 3709

Re: Purple Martin banding and more - VIDEO

Hello All
My post reply is Just out standing . Well done.
Thanks for sharing with us. [ Later and stay safe.
by Unk Bond
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Strange things my eyes are be holding here
Replies: 0
Views: 9814

Strange things my eyes are be holding here

Hello All I now have 40 plus birds. At 8 :Pm Ohio time I take time out from my Genealogy typing to watch the big air show here. That's when the show begins here .every evening. I counted 12 martins sitting on top of the cross like shape rods on top of a aluminum pole Now to the strangest thing I hav...
by Unk Bond
Sun May 30, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 2 days now
Replies: 0
Views: 9728

2 days now

Hello All
2 days now my birds have been gone. I am concern. Wouldn't blame them the way are weather has been here in southern Ohio ] Later
by Unk Bond
Sun May 23, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Exploring
Replies: 0
Views: 10632

Exploring

Hello
Well my birds are starting to exporle my gourds and mail boxes . Keeping my fingers crossed. [ Later
by Unk Bond
Fri May 21, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Living right or just luck
Replies: 1
Views: 2030

Living right or just luck

Hello I loaned my better half 75 year old cousin my book how to build a T14 house. Then I gave him a pattern of a nest tray. He stopped by today for a visit and showed me a picture of his T14 house on a pole. A few days ago I was thinking about him. And hoped he wouldn't be to disappointed about not...
by Unk Bond
Thu May 20, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Big day for my birds today
Replies: 2
Views: 2188

Big day for my birds today

Hello
They no- tilled several acre-as ac-cross the the road in front of my home.
My birds had a hay day as the saying goes. As they stirred up insects [ Later
by Unk Bond
Thu May 20, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: PMCA starling and sparrow nest box trap
Replies: 2
Views: 2184

Re: PMCA starling and sparrow nest box trap

Hello and following [ Later
by Unk Bond
Thu May 20, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 7 am and 7 pm Ohio time.
Replies: 3
Views: 2394

Re: 7 am and 7 pm Ohio time.

Hello
Love to watch my birds launch off there little perch pads . And awkwardly land on that little pad perch . With there tails bobbin up and down.
Especially a young Martin bird taking there maiden first launch flight. [ Later
by Unk Bond
Wed May 19, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: 7 am and 7 pm Ohio time.
Replies: 3
Views: 2394

7 am and 7 pm Ohio time.

Hello
This is my most enjoyment time of the day. Watching my Martin birds . Its a show in its self. [ Later
by Unk Bond
Tue May 18, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Adding traction to entrances...
Replies: 15
Views: 5102

Re: Adding traction to entrances...

C.C.Martins wrote:
Tue May 18, 2021 2:56 pm
Unk,
Don't know what the rating is, been a while since I bought it. Its gritty....
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Hello and thanks
80 grit has the same grit like sandpaper [ Later
by Unk Bond
Tue May 18, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Adding traction to entrances...
Replies: 15
Views: 5102

Re: Adding traction to entrances...

Hello
Guys do you use 80 grit traction tape [ Later
by Unk Bond
Mon May 17, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Purple martin vocalizations
Replies: 2
Views: 1654

Re: Purple martin vocalizations

Hello and following [ Later
by Unk Bond
Mon May 17, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Conclusion
Replies: 0
Views: 10720

Conclusion

Hello All
I have come to the Conclusion . My birds just don't like tunnels. Be gourd or mail box.To prove my point. I plan to build a mail box just with a landing perch from wood and a plastic flat entrance. And see how its excepted [ Later
by Unk Bond
Sat May 15, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Adding traction to entrances...
Replies: 15
Views: 5102

Re: Adding traction to entrances...

Hello
Added 36 skid strips today. The guy I bought them from. Said it was a 1/8 thick . Don't know what meauring ruel he used :
Ithink I got took :lol: Sure pays to have hands on when buying. Lesson well learned [ Later
by Unk Bond
Fri May 14, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: No wonder!!! Definitely a rant!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3347

Re: No wonder!!! Definitely a rant!!

I've decided that I hate sparrows. I thought I just disliked them because they're invasive, aggressive, non native etc... but NOW!! I was out early this morning enough to see four purple Martins flying around my little S&K barnhouse. Great right?? Then I saw 2 sparrows chasing them and not letting ...