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Don't move!

| The hummer babies are 11 days old and growing. When I took the nest down to photograph them this afternoon, they were so still that at first I thought they might have died, but then I noticed that one of them was watching me intently with eye wide open!

If you look closely you can see the sleek, iridescent feathers that are just beginning to appear.

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Beaks pointed in the air — I guess there's no room to keep them inside the nest
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My what a big eye you have! The green feathers are just starting to appear.

My friend Andy sent me a link to some hummer pictures taken by a friend of his, who also has a nest in his back yard — they're spectacular.

Last updated on Jun 7, 2016

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