Hummingbirds  

I spent over a decade raising orphaned baby hummingbirds here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Now I’m retired, I would like to share how hummingbirds can guide us to appreciate nature in astonishing ways.   Thanks for visiting, Birdie Girl

 

My Hummingbird Photos
©Sherburn LaBelle

 

Hummingbirds Are An Inspiration: My Art Work About Hummingbirds
©Sherburn LaBelle

The Hummingbirds’ Gift!

The Hummingbirds’ Gift!

Author: Sy Montgomery / They were found, nearly dead, in a cuplike nest as small as a coin in diameter. They had hatched from eggs the size of Navy beans and were born the size of bumblebees. They were pink, naked and blind, their beaks yellow, stubby and soft. No one...

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Some Fun Hummingbird Footage

Some Fun Hummingbird Footage

FROM YOUTUBE VIDEO Hummingbirds of California--- some stay, some come to breed & some are passing through. Appearing here are Allen's, Anna's, Black-Chinned, Calliope, Costa's and Rufous Hummingbird. Enjoy. Special thanks for the people that filmed these. To see...

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HANDLE WITH CARE from Reader’s Digest

HANDLE WITH CARE from Reader’s Digest

BY SY MONTGOMERY FROM THE BOOK BIRDOLOGY Reader's Digest, June 2015(About Me & my Hummers!) ILLUSTRATION BY CHRIS BUZELLI (detail) These fragile baby hummingbirds needed a mom. Instead, they got me. WHEN THEY WERE FOUND, the infants were nearly dead. Hatching from...

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About ArtNews: An Artist That Likes Birds

About ArtNews: An Artist That Likes Birds

I like tromping through wetlands, forests and the high desert just to get a glimpse of a bird. It doesn’t necessary have to be a rare bird, but if it is, it made my day.  I am an artist.  Sometimes, I draw birds, but not as much as I would like. Sometimes,...

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