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Bob Buskas
Posts: 600
Joined: Sat Nov 15, 2003 8:08 pm
Location: Wetaskiwin Alberta, Canada

This is a picture of about 1/3rd of my Martin harvest this year in Alberta. How many do you see :?:
Last edited by Bob Buskas on Wed Aug 03, 2005 9:02 am, edited 4 times in total.
Bob Buskas, Alberta, Canada (The Northern Sky's Colony) Supplimental feeding is the key during bad weather, but you must train them to feed ahead of time.
Al Denton
Posts: 1468
Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 7:31 pm
Location: Carolina Shores NC
Martin Colony History: New site and housing for 2018...Trendsetter 12. 1 pair of subs. Fledged 5...2019...11 pairs

Bob, That's a eye strainer at 6:15 in the morning :) 59 Very nice photo. Al
2018-new site...1 pair
2019-11 pairs
2020-15 pairs
Posts: 2216
Joined: Thu Jan 08, 2004 1:58 pm
Location: TX/Alvin
Martin Colony History: Erected 1st house in 1997. Birds were checking it out before Mike got down from the ladder. Six cavities had a little colony 1st year. Grown to 88 cavities all gourds with near 100% occupancy. Most important factor for success is rain = bugs.

I got 61 - but, I was counting tails sticking down, too.

Great picture - I love windmills!! A windmill covered with fledgling martins is my idea of perfection! Thanks for posting it...
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