What a glorious day we're having today. It rained last night, but today it's in the high 80's with a few clouds and just light breezes. I'm being a total sloth and loving it. I've been intrigued by the appearance of tiny hummingbird nests attached to clothespins on our veranda. They seemed incomplete and I finally took them down. A few days ago a new nest appeared on the next line. It's not much bigger than a large egg and beautifully made. They always seem to include bits of lichen and are beautiful works of art.
Today, as I sat reading on our porch swing, I caught a glimpse of a hummingbird flying to the nest. Wow, this one was the real thing. It took me a long time, trying to stay out of the way, but watching the nest to see that there appeared to be two tiny babies in the nest. I wish I could get higher to see down into the nest, but am thrilled with the gift I've been given of seeing these tiny beings.
I hope I'll be able to catch more views of this wonderful little family before the babies leave the nest.
I feel so fortunate to sit at my computer and watch a little yellow warbler, hear a red-headed woodpecker and in the distance the howler monkeys are letting us know we'll probably get more rain. This truly is a paradise. Blessings!