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Monday, May 29, 2006

HUMMINGBIRDS

Earlier this month we realized a hummingbird was raising two chicks in a nest right outside our kitchen window. I took some photos. Within a week the chicks went from scrawny little things to being able to fly away. Now we have empty nest syndrome.

Nature photography is tedious and difficult but often quite rewarding.

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2 Comments:

At 6/02/2006 5:05 AM, portorchardkid said...

Yay! Fascinating little buggers, aren't they? And pretty.

Have you thought of investing in a hummingbird feeder or two? Natural "pets" and there's no cage to clean.

 
At 6/02/2006 5:55 AM, Tom in L.A. said...

Yeah, we'll probably get one and hang it in near the remains of the nest.

 

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