Gallery

Here you will find a collection of members' sites as well as examples of starling and house sparrow nests, predator guards, housing types, and other visual aids. Click on the thumbnails below to see the full size image. Click here to see videos and photos of martin banding. Photos of roosts can be found here.

 

2 Lonestar racks in Raleigh
 
Lonestar gourd rack
 

Lonestar w/ add-a-rack

 
                    Coates house in Raleigh
 
Gourd racks in Rocky Mount
 
Brown gourds can attract martins
 
Cue gourd rack
 
Cue rack in Battleboro
 
Cue setup
 
ASY male on crescent supergourd
 
excluder II entrance (starling resistant entrance hole)
 
Troyer Horizontal gourd
 

Predator guard and winch

 
Female in the process of laying egg
 
martin acrobatics
 
Lonestar house
 
ASY male
 
Sy male and ASY male
 
SY male
 
female trapped in gourd, plucked by SY
 
Blowfly larva on martin nestling

 
Purple martin eggs
 

female incubating eggs

 
martin nestlings
 

complete nest with eggs in Lonestar house

 

Bulky starling nest
- removed
 

S&K American Barn w/4 Bo11p gourds