BASICS


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 ONLY open certain, very limited, dates/times, starting july 20, and ending sept 15, and ONLY by specific private appointment, at particular, available "slot" times posted at this blog. No visits of any type without a confirmed appointment (paul.adams%stonybrook.edu)

Saturday, March 22, 2014

dime in the nest; garden scenes

Here's a photo of a dime placed in the now empty nest. As you can see it just fits. Bear in mind that the nest is shallower and the top wider than it was originally.



Foxtail palm with Pandora flowers


Claire with Royal Palm


Holding a "rein" of the foxtail. The leaflet closest to the trunk of each "foxtail" leaf has a curious very long ribbon-like extension which almost reaches the ground

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