April 20, 2010 | 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.
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.
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