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A hummingbird nest
Sunday, April 26th 2015 11:10pm
Tags: nature hummingbird

Have you ever seen inside a hummingbird's nest?  I hadn't either, until I discovered this little one in our street-side tree.  It's only about 2.5" across, and when the mother hummingbird sits inside she fills the whole thing.  I risked the fatal dive of a needle-beak long enough to raise my aging camera phone above my head to see what was inside....

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Check out how camouflaged it is!  It's so tiny, you really wouldn't even know it was there.  I can't even imagine what a hummingbird hatchling looks like, and I refuse to google it.  Your move, springtime.