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Old Aug 16, 2012, 7:00 PM   #1
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She built a nest outside my window a couple of months ago. Sadly, the babies were taken by an unknown predator and never got to fledge.




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Old Aug 16, 2012, 8:00 PM   #2
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This is why I love photography. Without it I would never get to see stuff like this. Thanks saly.
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Old Aug 16, 2012, 8:23 PM   #3
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Thanks Bynx, and I didn't get stung once
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Love the pictures, even with the sad ending. Hope she comes back next year and you get a chance to photograph them fledging.
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Thank you H, she is still around. She pretty much owns the "territory" of my front yard. I really hope she tries again next spring, I've been waiting for this moment for 25+ years!!
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I'm with mtngal and Bynx "love the pictures" & I don't get to see these birds either.

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Old Aug 17, 2012, 9:20 AM   #7
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Great and memorable shots. I just saw a Hummingbird working my neighbor's flowers about 20 minutes ago.

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Thanks Bernice and Cal! We are having a population explosion of hummers here. They are buzzing all over my yard.
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Beautiful Saly.
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These are just spectacular. One of my very favorite birds. Right how my little hummers are having a hard time using the nectar feeders because of all the blankety blank wasps hanging around. I haven't figured out how to stop that.
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