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 (

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Lady Di's eggs have hatched! Availability

I'm happy to announce that Lady Di's eggs have successfully hatched, and the family and nest are doing great. Lady Di is a female hummingbird whose raising a new, late-season, brood in Manorville, 12 feet high in an oak tree. She's now feeding them. The first egg hatched yesterday (aug 12) and the second today. Here's a photo of the tiny baby and the second egg which is just beginning to hatch. Thanks to Dominick Gerace for this interesting image. More to follow tomorrow, including video. In the mean time check out my images and videos at this blog starting feb 10 this year.

Best upcoming availability is for monday pm (see to the right of this post for visiting instructions). No availability tuesday morning, new slots later next week will be posted soon.

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