Hummers hatch

mom and baby hummers3 3-12-16 - Copy.JPG
Three weeks ago, I posted a story about the hummingbird who had built a nest in the schefflera bush in my entryway.

I'm pleased to report today that both eggs hatched, and the birdettes seem to be doing well. I caught Mom feeding the wee ones this morning, and motherhood seems to suit her -- she didn't even seem annoyed that I had intruded on the family's breakfast.

Photo: Ellen Alperstein


More by Ellen Alperstein:
Recently on Native Intelligence
New at LA Observed

LA Observed on Twitter