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dbllung
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New Orleans
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Purple Martins Didn't Survive
This cold weather. Checked my houses and all froze to death. Pisses me off the little shite sparrows all lived but my martins didn't. Hope sub adults show up!!
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Popths
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Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2016
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Subs show up as late as April


dbllung
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New Orleans
Member since Feb 2013
546 posts

re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
That's what I'm hoping for!!


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ItzMe1972
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Hate to hear that.


dbllung
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New Orleans
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546 posts

re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Might have been starvation or the cold rain too.


Gauxt
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Prairieville
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Same here, lost 16 total. Had 8 in the house in boxes feeding them crickets, they didn't make it either.


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LSUJML
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
My parents neighborhood has a park & none of the ones that were there survived


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tigerfoot
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
where you at?


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Got Blaze
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Member since Dec 2013
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
birds need lots of food during this cold weather. Some never made it. Pics from my friends in TX




this killdee looks miserable and barely made it



sad sight to see - great blue heron
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tigerinthebueche
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Member since Oct 2010
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Man I’m afraid the same happened here. Had a couple of pairs in my house but I fear they’re done for.


High Tide 07
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Mother Nature doing it’s thing. Keep your chin up fellas!!!!


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Capt ST
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
We have boxes at plant, I rolled over one in road, never moved. Picked it up and tucked it next to main building.


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dbllung
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New Orleans
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
New Orleans


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QuietTiger
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New Orleans
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Same thing around New Roads, damn shame.


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AlxTgr
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Kyre Banorg
Member since Oct 2003
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re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Still haven't seen a single one in CENLA. Kinda glad. Just raised my house yesterday.


dbllung
LSU Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2013
546 posts

re: Purple Martins Didn't Survive
Got 3 more adult males Sunday. Glad I'll at least have a few now!!


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