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bird's nest in 15g C.gigas

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We were moving 15g Caryota gigas to load when I noticed these two guys hanging out.

The nest is about two inches across, maybe 2.5

Needless to say that plant did not leave the nursery.

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Happy resting,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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What a tender beauty!!! They look completely relaxed. That's so very nice of you. Thanks for respecting them.

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I love humming birds. Very cool to have around. I agree, nice of you to leave them alone. biggrin.gif

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How peaceful......

I have never seen a hummingbird nest before.

Are these the parents or the kids?

Linda

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Linda, their feathers look immature to me. It's amazing that hummingbirds tend to build their nests at human eye level, but I guess it works for them. Cool discovery, and a great photo. Thanks for watching out for them. :)

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How peaceful......

I have never seen a hummingbird nest before.

Are these the parents or the kids?

Linda

THose are the kids, and well along towards fledging.

Keep us apprized, George!

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Why do they look on their backs dead? :huh:

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Why do they look on their backs dead? :huh:

They're gnarly looking.

There's feet below.

In a couple more weeks, away they'll fly, just so amazing I want to scream.

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A week later ....

The guys are doing fine, getting too big for the nest and are getting pretty close to lift-off.

They looked bewildered when it was raining with blue skies but we did hold off on fertigation.

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Happy resting,

George Sparkman

Cycads-n-Palms.com

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Thanks for sharing George! Everyone likes hummers... :rolleyes:

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