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 (paul.adams%stonybrook.edu).
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Above you see Gumbo's eggs yesterday, deep within the nest, and only visible from above. Below you see her eggs this morning, after the first storm: they are much more visible now, even from the side, because the nest was squashed.
Here you see a gumbo-limbo berry placed on a dime, which gives a scale to all my previous images: