Hummer Nest !

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Hummer Nest !. while she goes for a snack. We can take a peak at what she has there…. Wow! Two tiny pearl white eggs, all of 13mm (½") long…. Firstborn!! . After the struggle to break out of his tiny shell, it appears he is just plumb tuckered out…. Firstborn!! . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Hummer Nest !

  • while she goes for a snackWe can take a peak at what she has there

  • Wow! Two tiny pearl white eggs, all of 13mm (") long

  • Firstborn!! Firstborn!! After the struggle to break out of his tiny shell, it appears he is just plumb tuckered out

  • A few hours later, our new arrival has recovered and is thinking "How about something to eat"

  • "MOM!"

  • Little Mother is there protecting the nest from today's rain showers Sooner or later she must leave to renew her energy reserve

  • Yes, let us look a little closer

  • Their stubby little beaks are growing

    A closer view - -

  • Traces of the Allen's breed color are bursting from those tiny pin-feathers

  • Growing, and gaining more color

  • Rain has been falling, but it appears that Mom has kept the babes safe and dry

  • Sleepy time

  • Won't be long now

  • At the ripe old age of 21 days,

    the brave one has left the nest

  • Feel that empty feeling? Yes, they've both left the nest- Happy Landings to them!! For a size comparison: A toothpick is 2" long, a penny is " in diameter

  • Montage F,Mastin 28-08-09Photos du net.