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by apundt-TX
Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:04 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: scouts finally arrive
Replies: 9
Views: 2386

Thanks everyone for the responses. That one guy would keep coming back ever 45 minutes or so. At one point there was three flying in the air but only the one would land. He would check a few of the gourds out but spent most of the time sitting on the rack top perch rods cleaning his bill. I don't th...
by apundt-TX
Sun Mar 22, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: scouts finally arrive
Replies: 9
Views: 2386

scouts finally arrive

Finally got one to land on the pole just now. I thought i had one circle the pole around lunch time when the dawnsong was playing but i had a lawn mower carburetor in my hand and could not get a good look. Mower fixed now and i am on my hammock in front yard watching.
by apundt-TX
Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Martins In Round Rock
Replies: 37
Views: 7847

Sub adults.... already?

Wow. my ASYs are being really late then.

I'll have to make a road this evening on the neighbor colonies and see if they have any returners yet.
by apundt-TX
Mon Mar 16, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Martins In Round Rock
Replies: 37
Views: 7847

Definitely getting closer. I saw about three at Small Elementary off of 290 in SW Austin on Saturday. This morning saw one at a colony just North of Camp Mabry and Mopac. Should be any day for me. All the entrances are unblocked and been playing dawnsong over the weekend. None at my father-in-laws p...
by apundt-TX
Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:02 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: One day late, but they are here!
Replies: 5
Views: 1478

That is wonderful news which means mine will shortly be here too.
I did swing buy Small Middle School in SW Austin yesterday and they had a few martins sitting out too.

Hope you fill up this year!!!

A.P.
by apundt-TX
Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Martins In Round Rock
Replies: 37
Views: 7847

That's encouraging news.
none here yet but should be any day now.

A.P.
by apundt-TX
Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Waiting...shooting...motorcycle
Replies: 17
Views: 3778

From us guys that have been married a while (14 years) and wear hearing aids it's called selective hearing.
by apundt-TX
Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Technology changing the way we track bird migration
Replies: 2
Views: 857

Cool topic
by apundt-TX
Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Question regarding posting pictures from I Pads
Replies: 14
Views: 4292

Poor lonely gourd. Looks too cold.
by apundt-TX
Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:26 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Question regarding posting pictures from I Pads
Replies: 14
Views: 4292

Dave Reynolds wrote:apundt ---- Thanks for the web sites.... they work....

Dave
well if it works where is your photo attachment?
:P :lol:
by apundt-TX
Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Update from SW Texas - New member to PMCA
Replies: 14
Views: 6348

Spent many years with my family fishing Lake Amistad. Beautiful area.
Please take pictures and share them when you get back. Suppose to be a great weekend so have a safe trip. Looks like you will be traveling by within 30 minutes of where I live if you take 281 or I-35

A.P.
by apundt-TX
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: I haven't seen any scouts yet!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1336

Wind directions look good for your area today.

http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 24.20,3000
by apundt-TX
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: late arrival
Replies: 4
Views: 1373

Yes they are late.
Just got off the phone with a person in North Austin with a medium to large size colony (HubCap Annie's) and they don't have any returners yet.

A.P.
by apundt-TX
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: And so it begins
Replies: 25
Views: 6540

Congrats.
better add a 2015 to that signature of yours now in your profile.
by apundt-TX
Mon Mar 09, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: DAWN SINGING
Replies: 1
Views: 870

Sounds so much better LIVE than from cd
by apundt-TX
Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: More martins
Replies: 1
Views: 975

Congrats on the arrivals.

Mine should be arriving this week sometime after this rainstorm tonight and Monday.
by apundt-TX
Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Everything in Moderation... except DECOYS!
Replies: 9
Views: 2141

Try to get a picture under her tail.
We might be able to age her based on the dark or light markings.

A.P.
by apundt-TX
Sat Mar 07, 2015 11:45 pm
Forum: Purple Martin Forum
Topic: Desperate for help with tm12 winch conversion kit!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 6174

Sounds like you have it correct at that spot then. What about a piece of pvc pipe or garden house in that slot to keep that cable from popping out.