BASICS: "Hummingbirds.....where is the person, I ask, who, on observing this glittering fragment of the rainbow, would not pause, admire, and turn his mind with reverence..." (J. J. Audubon).
This is a blog about my summer life at the Baiting Hollow Hummingbird Sanctuary, at my winter garden, Calypso, in the Bahamas, and aspects of life in general.
This private sanctuary is now permanently closed to the general public, as a result of a lawsuit brought by a neighbor. Only my friends and personal guests may visit (

Tuesday, August 9, 2011


We will be open today from 3 to 6. See for directions etc. More open days will be posted soon.
The photo shows our Brugmansia in bloom last year ("Angel Trumpet"). It was cut back and overwintered indoors, and now is starting to bloom again. It is not a hummingbird plant, but we grow cardinal vine over it, which is.

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