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calimary

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14. It's just so compelling! I've been watching it off and on all day!
Sat Mar 2, 2013, 08:27 PM
Mar 2013

If you leave the sound up, you can hear the thrumming of the mama hummingbird's wings when she arrives with another feeding to deliver. So teeny! That nest must be about the diameter of a quarter.

Amazing! Little creatures like this always kinda renew my faith. It's like the jewel-tone dragonflies I see in the pond out back on hot sunny days. It makes me think that if the ecosystem can still support delicate magical little creatures like these, maybe our planet isn't lost yet.

BABY HUMMINGBIRD! [View all] elleng Mar 2013 OP
LOVE IT! NYC_SKP Mar 2013 #1
That's so awesome! Thanks for the link! Demeter Mar 2013 #2
So sweet! livetohike Mar 2013 #3
Can't. Stop. Watching. superpatriotman Mar 2013 #4
K&R SunSeeker Mar 2013 #5
Thanks for the link....... Capt.Rocky300 Mar 2013 #6
they say it is the size of a honey bee..... :-) secondwind Mar 2013 #7
OMG!!! How cool is this!!! calimary Mar 2013 #8
Or TicTacs elleng Mar 2013 #9
When I did that report, it was so long ago that there were no TicTacs! calimary Mar 2013 #16
Thought so; just peas!!! elleng Mar 2013 #17
That's really unbelievable. They are so small. Crutchez_CuiBono Nov 2018 #23
Thanks for the link life long demo Mar 2013 #10
If that doesn't just break your heart! another_liberal Mar 2013 #11
and there's a 2d egg elleng Mar 2013 #12
That's one tiny nest. secondvariety Mar 2013 #13
It's just so compelling! I've been watching it off and on all day! calimary Mar 2013 #14
Thanks for reminding me about Phoebe! beac Mar 2013 #15
The video" is a black/blank screen. nt tblue37 Mar 2013 #18
Cause its dark now, 9 p.m. in California!!! elleng Mar 2013 #19
But when I tried to click the recorded videos, I got blank screens for them, too. nt tblue37 Mar 2013 #20
Dunno. Maybe 'mods' turn it all off. elleng Mar 2013 #21
I can see the videos now! Thanks for posting the link. nt tblue37 Mar 2013 #22
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