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Bird Watching

For men who enjoy birding - finding, tracking and sharing sightings of different bird species.

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Has anyone ever established a Martin Colony?

Started by John Muir. Last reply by Roberto Apr 10, 2014. 4 Replies

I've been interested in establishing a Purple Martin colony on my property for some time. This year, I'm growing the gourds to make houses, with the intent of drying and preparing them this winter.I…Continue

Keeping Wasps OUT Of Your Hummingbird Solution

Started by Todd Serveto. Last reply by Todd Serveto Jul 21, 2013. 3 Replies

Has anybody tried this?  A ranger lady at Lake Eufala Park (Oklahoma) assured my wife and me that if we spray around our hummingbird feeders with Pam cooking spray, that deters wasps.  Worth a try!Continue

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Comment by Roberto on April 10, 2017 at 5:44pm

Eastern Bluebirds chose bluebird box right outside our master bedroom window this year! Exciting to watch progress.  Today, 4/10/17, first of 5 eggs hatched!

Comment by Austin Roe on February 10, 2016 at 10:35pm

Anybody else participating in the GBBC this year?

Comment by Austin Roe on February 1, 2016 at 8:32pm

Only about a week ago, I put up a new hummingbird feeder. Today, I witnessed two hummingbirds at that feeder at the same time. This is the fastest that I have ever established a hummingbird feeder and just felt the need to express my excitement here.

Comment by Trevor Price on March 23, 2015 at 6:03pm

I'm currently in Australia and here is a Kookaburra I caught mid flight in Newcastle, NSW.

Comment by Trevor Price on June 19, 2014 at 2:19am

Bird Watching, is something I've always been interested in. Does anyone have any tips for a beginner 

Comment by Jason M Gaines on April 3, 2014 at 8:09am

Bluebirds have laid their first brood of the year.  In a couple weeks hopefully we see 5 healthy babies.

Comment by Jason M Gaines on March 11, 2014 at 7:28am

Roberto, that is awesome.  Spending that time with you son and passing on the enjoyment of nature is incredible.  

Comment by Jason M Gaines on February 25, 2014 at 10:24am

Built this platform feeder over the weekend.   The bluebirds love it.  It will need to be refilled today.

Comment by Jason M Gaines on September 5, 2013 at 6:31am

Thanks Roberto.  What I was getting at is what kind of feeder do you use?  What do you put the meal worms in?  But, I think I found what I need at a landscaping place in N.C. over the weekend.  The birds enter in and eat while inside.

Thanks.  Those hummingbirds were everywhere.

Comment by Jason M Gaines on August 27, 2013 at 2:46pm

Snapped this pic out in Colorado back in June.  Broad-Tail Hummingbird feeding at the nectar feeder.

 

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