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Watch Phoebe the Hummingbird as She Readies ANOTHER Nest!
UStream Hummingbird Nest Cam ^ | February 06, 2013 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Posted on 02/06/2013 11:00:38 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Just for fun, here's a live web cam feed of Phoebe the Hummingbird refurbishing her 'half golf ball sized' nest, soon to house her new clutch of babies!

Phoebe recently gave birth to 'Sandy' and 'Faith'. They both fledged just last week. Amazingly, Phoebe is already preparing another nest for a new clutch!

You can learn more about Phoebe, her habits and her remarkable abilities and history as a mom at the Ustream link provided.

It is impossible to visit this web cam page and NOT get hooked. Watch the miracle unfold as Phoebe diligently prepares her nest, lays her eggs and so attentively raises a new set of babies. Phoebe is an incredible creature!


TOPICS: Hobbies; Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Science
KEYWORDS: cam; hummingbird; nest; web
This is a miracle of life that can teach us so much about God's plan for all living things. I dare you FReepers to watch one time and not get addicted!

If you tune in and the nest is empty, she will be back in short order. She is very busy today gathering spider webs and fluffy fillings for the nest bedding. This nest is located in Orange County, California

1 posted on 02/06/2013 11:00:43 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Sleeping hummingbird "snores" in Peru
2 posted on 02/06/2013 11:06:06 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (If you want to ring the bell - you got to swing the hammer hard!)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

bttt


3 posted on 02/06/2013 11:13:52 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Well, first there was a guy making macaroni and cheese, then a hotel in Las Vegas selling shows, then an add for tax services, so after a minute I stopped watching.
Sorry maybe next time.


4 posted on 02/06/2013 11:16:10 AM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Her species is probably Anna’s Hummingbird. They are year round residents in Southern California.


5 posted on 02/06/2013 11:24:43 AM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: forgotten man

Indeed. ‘Channel Island Anna’ hummingbird.


6 posted on 02/06/2013 11:29:09 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I have 4 Hummingbirds that stay all year now. If you continue feeding they will stay through winter months. Sometimes I have to bring in the feeders so they don’t freeze!


7 posted on 02/06/2013 11:34:48 AM PST by tallyhoe
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To: tallyhoe

She is back in her nest now!


8 posted on 02/06/2013 12:15:04 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Cool. Thank you!


9 posted on 02/06/2013 12:35:48 PM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: PLMerite

The ‘nest videos’ link on the page contains some neat milestones in Phoebe’s life; hatchings, fledgings, etc..


10 posted on 02/06/2013 1:29:50 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I was just wondering about Phoebe the other day.
I’ve posted her website many times.
Adorable little mom.


11 posted on 02/06/2013 1:59:59 PM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

So I took your dare and didn’t think I would get hooked, but once I saw Phoebe, I adored her! You were right! Can’t wait to see the new babies!


12 posted on 02/07/2013 8:19:35 AM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: FamiliarFace
She'll be laying her eggs soon.. The nest she's refurbishing is looking good. The eggs will be the size of a Jelly Belly jelly bean.. Here's video of her last hatch!:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyzH1YWkLow&list=UUgWfuTtihhiaJdbfBd8x8zw&index=5

After this video, the nest video is when a lizard showed up at the nest.. The gentleman who owns the house where this nest is DROVE HOME FROM WORK TO KNOCK THE LIZARD OFF THE BRANCH and it's all on video.

13 posted on 02/07/2013 10:46:38 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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well well well... another Phoebe watcher here on FR! I am a avid Bald Eagle Cam watcher and yes, I have watched Phoebe for two years now too. Watched one day when a lizard got to the nest, and last year a Fox got one of our new eaglets on Catalina's Two Harbors Nest...
14 posted on 02/07/2013 10:52:14 AM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: FamiliarFace
LOL FamiliarFace...it is HIGHLY addictive to watch bird nests. If you want to get involved with some large American Bald Eagle Cams you have to prepare in the fall for a " no work, all watch" winter season.
Egg laying in California is about to begin...in about 2 weeks.

http://www.iws.org/interactive_nestchat_allUstream.html

Four nests here. Two on Catalina Island and 2 on Santa Cruz Island near Santa Barbara.

Here are some baby eaglets in Florida.

http://www.ustream.tv/SouthwestFloridaEagleCam

15 posted on 02/07/2013 11:00:09 AM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: pollywog

http://www.ustream.tv/SouthwestFloridaEagleCam

http://www.iws.org/interactive_nestchat_allUstream.html

Here are the bald eagle cams again.


16 posted on 02/07/2013 11:10:54 AM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Soooo cool!

Amazing battle with the lizard! I was sort of wondering what took the caretaker so long to come to the rescue, so driving home from work is understandable and awesome. (Can you imagine if he got pulled over by a cop? “Yes, officer, I realize I was speeding, but you probably don’t realize that a hummingbird in my yard is battling a lizard to protect her eggs right this very minute!)

Oh, and I’m so hooked that I’ve passed the link on to friends and family. I bet school teachers would like to show this to kids in the classroom, too.


17 posted on 02/07/2013 11:40:06 AM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: pollywog

Thanks! He (or she?) is in the nest right now! How regal!


18 posted on 02/07/2013 11:50:16 AM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: FamiliarFace
The man who owns the house, they call him 'Mr. P' has put netting around rose bushes to discourage crows from coming in and taking the babies.

You might not want to check out the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam or you'll get addicted to that too. LOL The two baby eaglets are currently out of view at the nearside of the nest, but it's incredible to see the parents, Ozzie & Harriet. Bald Eagles are HUGE.. Tall enough to reach a door knob of a standard door!! They often bring very large fish to the nest.

19 posted on 02/07/2013 12:08:50 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: FamiliarFace
Female is the largest. The other nests from the IWS website have eagles coming all day right right now doing nestorations. These eagles are tagged with numbers. There is one nest ,lower right hand corner on that link, Pelican Harbor , and the pair have not showed up so far :-((
20 posted on 02/07/2013 12:09:29 PM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: pollywog

OK, so the one adult flew off and is now back with some dead animal, not sure what. Is this the momma or the daddy? I thought the males would look like this, but I have a lot of learning to do. Are the females as beautifully colored as this one?


21 posted on 02/07/2013 12:20:24 PM PST by FamiliarFace
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To: FamiliarFace
Bald Eagle's nest is 6 ft. in diameter, by the way.. Think queen sized bed big. UNREAL!!

This video shows the size of a bald eagle compared to a cat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdJqzVQEgIQ

As you can see, there's no shortage of bald eagles (and ospreys too): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZJKmPa42PM

Bald eagles are HUGE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HO0O0SAgPuc

GOD BLESS AMERICA!

22 posted on 02/07/2013 12:24:21 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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Have you watched Bald Eagle Cams for a long time? Just wondering if I might " know you" from Eagle Forums. I started in 2005 watching with the Hancock Wildlife group...and got hooked right away.

One of my favorite nests is the Maine cam. I made a video ( Christian) from that nest 4 years ago with the mama Eagle

I'll send links in a separate post. Can't seem to get them to work otherwise. :-(

23 posted on 02/07/2013 12:32:50 PM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: FamiliarFace
The females are larger than the males. You can distinguish Ozzie from Harriet by the white speckles on his back near his neckline. Other than that and their size difference, they appear nearly identical. The speckles of white on his back near his collar is the major telltale sign.

Ozzie is the designated provider of food, but if he's having a slow day of fishing, Harriet will take it upon herself to go out and get a fish or road kill, etc.. She has done that a few times.

24 posted on 02/07/2013 12:34:56 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: FamiliarFace

That looks like dad on nest right now feeding in Florida.
Dad is smaller. They both look alike. White heads. Babies don’t get their white heads for 5 years. They mate usually for life.


25 posted on 02/07/2013 12:36:48 PM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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http://www.window-on-wildlife.com/index.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuoUpZh1Rkw

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/utm_campaign=synclickback&source=http://www.briloon.org/oae/webcams/eaglecam1/&medium=5409059

my video made in 2008. ( Christian song and Maine eagle visit)
Lots of resources and info on the Window of Wildlife...


26 posted on 02/07/2013 12:40:37 PM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: FamiliarFace

Unlike most birds, bald eagle females are marked nearly identical to the males. Males being more ‘showy’ does not apply here.


27 posted on 02/07/2013 12:41:50 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

BookMark!

Thank You Lord, for blessings without number :)
Tatt


28 posted on 02/08/2013 6:36:13 AM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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