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Attention hummingbird fans

In past years I was a devoted follower of Phoebe the hummingbird and the live video feeds from her nest. It was fascinating to watch nests being built, eggs laid and […]

Hummer update: First hatch this morning

(Update, March 29: The second egg hatched early this morning. There are now two healthy hatchlings in the nest.) For those following the story, the first of Phoebe’s two eggs […]

Fleur and Pip

Hungry for spring

If spring still seems months away in your part of the world (or even if it has arrived), treat yourself to this Southern California garden. Fleur and Pip, young hummingbirds […]

Great viewing on the hummingbird nest cam

Heads up to hummingbird fans: One of Phoebe’s two eggs hatched yesterday. The second could hatch any time. If you aren’t familiar with the hummingbird nest cam, you must check […]

Phoebe’s second egg has hatched

There are now two hummingbird babies in Phoebe’s nest. Their names are Sansa and Arya. Note there’s a second Phoebe website with much more information. Make sure you turn up […]

Phoebe the hummer expecting two valentines

Phoebe, my favorite hummingbird, is currently tending two eggs that are expected to hatch in mid-February. Some of you will remember Phoebe from past years and newer readers may wonder […]

Warm is good

Weather.com said the high today in the Denver metro would be 62°. My thermometer disagreed. It said 66° when I took the dog out for a turn around the block. […]

Sure cure for winter blahs

Winter getting you down? Here’s a suggestion: Phoebe the hummingbird has two new babies, Bea and Jay, in her nest in Southern California. She’s on a live, streaming webcam, complete […]

June 1 brain dump

Lots of stuff going on in the world, almost everywhere but here. * * * BP today is going to be cutting off and removing the collapsed, kinked riser pipe […]

Going to the birds

National news has been the pits lately. But I do have a couple of places I love to visit to unwind. Both are streaming webcams and I’ve mentioned them before. […]

Phoebe hatches Hope

Remember my going bonkers over Phoebe the hummingbird a few months ago? Undeterred by the death of her last baby, nor attacks by lizards and egg-stealing crows, she has soldiered […]

Godzilla vs. the hummingbird

So much excitement at Phoebe’s hummingbird webcam today! I was out and missed it all, but fortunately the host records everything and posts the videos, so I got to catch […]

Big weekend for the little hummers

I’ve written before about Phoebe the hummingbird and her awesome live webcam in Southern California. You’ll recall she had the chick, Sassy, who did not develop normally and died despite […]