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eric pittman

Victoria, BC, Canada


A Rufous Hummingbird renovated and re-used last years nest in a fir tree. It was right off the gable end of a house so I was able to sit on the peak of the roof and get this shot. I sent up a webcam and lots of people watched as the chick, “Rusty”, developed and eventually fledged. Rusty was the sole hatchling from a pair of eggs which were laid and he thrived.


Feeding Time

A Rufous Hummingbird Feeding It’s Chick

AWARD WINNER: Honorable MentionA Rufous Hummingbird feeds it's 19 day old chick.

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