Egg Count + babies.

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Ladybug
Posts: 208
Joined: Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:09 pm
Location: Indiana/ Jamestown
Martin Colony History: 2005-2019. Lots lookers, 2 successful nesting's.
2010- 1 pair nested,eggs destroyed(Wren).
2012- 1 pair nested, 4 eggs, 4 fledged
2019- 1 pair nested, 4 eggs, 4 fledged.

June 17, 2021. 10 active nests. 34 eggs plus 5 babies, apprx'y. 2=3 days old.
We are SOO HAPPY. Only took 20+ years but
we made it. Love hearing our Martin's singing
each day. So fulfilling.
2020= one nesting pair to 10 this year, 2021.
AWESOME. Thank you God.
Joanne
flyin-lowe
Posts: 3158
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:49 am
Location: Indiana/Henry Co.

Congrats.....There is no better feeling then finally getting over that jump of only having a pair or two and getting an active colony. Now that you have that many martins you can grow your colony as large as you feel you can handle.
2021 Currently 62 nest 138 babies plus 110 eggs (6-317-21) HOSP count-9
2020 42 nest, Fledged 164 HOSP count-8
2019- 31 Pair over 100 fledged
2018- 15 pair 49 fledged
2017 3 SY pair nested, 12 eggs total, fledged 10. 4 additional lone SY's
2016 1 pair fledged 4
2015 Visitors
2014 Visitors
2013 Moved 6 miles away, 1 pair fledged 2.
2012 30 pair fledged 100.
2011 12 pair 43 fledged.
2010 5 pair 14 fledged.
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