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Old Sep 2, 2009, 6:05 AM   #1
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It's a Hummingbird nest.

A friend of mine noticed the nest occupied by a hummingbird pair. They saw the baby grow up an fly off. Unfortunately, I didn't find out 'til the nest was abandoned.

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It's a Hummingbird nest.

A friend of mine noticed the nest occupied by a hummingbird pair. They saw the baby grow up an fly off. Unfortunately, I didn't find out 'til the nest was abandoned.

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Pretty cool! I'll have to keep my eyes open for that. About how big is it?
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.......nope, I have never seen one of those BUT !!! I am looking for one today.

Yesterday I ACTUALLY saw a hummingbird in the penta bed, the first and only hummer I've seen this year. I did get a bit excited about that.

Thanks for posting the pic Zig, I will be on the hunt right after breakfast...hope I find one one for a picture.
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.......I looked & looked in the most likely (ha! the only tree in our front) and saw nothing resembling a 'humNest'. I will be watching for the bird to come by again, the little bugger is neat to have around, I am glad I saw it yesterday.

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Hi Bob & Gary,

It just may be that I have indeed seen this type of nest before but I certainly didn't know what it actually was. It is about 2 3/4" in diameter.
I almost looks like a burl growing out of a branch.

Bob,
good luck finding that nest. Now that I know what to look for, I might just find one too.

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Not sure if anyone has caught this posted at Dpreview, but it's a hummingbird nesting. An absolutely great capture.

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/re...ssage=32912225
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Nope ! ..........had not seen that but I am glad you pointed it out, what a great picture.

I am still looking around but have not seen 'my' little bird since day B4 yesterday, it was likely just passing by and spotted the flowers.
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