Thursday, February 7, 2013

New Tenants

Oh puppers and kittehs,  Lookie at who moved in to the empty nest under out patio cover......

   It's our furst hummingbird!!  This will be our third year in a row that the little guys have set up house in that nestie.  They usually have two eggs, and usually one of em' falls out, and we have to put it back in. They are really sweet birdies, and let us help em'.  So now we know Spring is comin' soon!!


  1. OMD OMD..... WE were just talkin about maybe seeing a ROBIN soon... and POOF you have a HUMMER. THAT is just marvelous... such a fine HOPEFUL SIGN of BETTER things to come.

    {{{SIGH}}} THANK YOU RUBY fur giving us something pleasant to think about!!

    YEA!!! Your furst HUMMINGBIRD of the Season!!!

  2. SHE is so envious. It's the one bird SHE misses from Virginia. We have loads of parrots, budgies, name it. But SHE loves the little Humminbirds. You are so lucky.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

    We hope they raise a healthy family.

  3. Omds to me mom loves hummers the best. Oh how fortunate you are to have them nest at your home. Please keep us advised as to how the are doing. We have hummers at our feeders from April thru September
    Madi your bfff

  4. MOL we did not mean to type runny...MOL MOLMOL
    We meant Ruby

  5. Oh how cool!!!! I used to get doves that would nest in my yard but I think they got tired of me taking close up pictures of them and so they don't come there is just an empty nest.

    You are very kind to help them out when they fall out of the nest!

  6. Oooo, what a cool thing to have in your very own backyard :-) Hummingbirds are beautiful and so fun to watch! You should definitely go to Santa Cruz with your Ma, just imagine that ocean! I've never been there but it sounds similar to Monterey (that I love)! Just remember that Capitola isn't very pup friendly, weirdos, I know!! ;-)

  7. You've got your very own hummingbird! That is so cool, Ruby! I can't wait to see what the babies will look like =)

  8. oooh you lucky dawg you! A very pretty neighbour indeed!


  9. Hey Ruby!
    Wow, what a fun furiend to have sharing your territory! I get lots of them around my deck in the Summer, but I've never seen a nest. NEAT! I get to see a nest of robins hatch and grow, but never a hummer. Please let us see pix as they hatch and grow! :)
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  10. Ruby that is sooooooo COOL! Spring just has to be right around the corner. I love hummingbirds. When I wear my read collar they buzz me. It cracks MOM up. I told her it's because I am so sweet that's why they buzz me.

  11. We have hummers in a couple of different species. I've never seen a nest, but there's so much open space, it could be well hidden.

    1. I forgot to add that the hoomans purposely planted vegetation that hummers enjoy. They love hummers.

  12. That is so cool! We don't expect our hummingbirds to return for a few months. One always nests in our yard, but we have never found her nest. Please keep us updated with pictures as the babies progress.

    Cindy (Millie's mom)

  13. Well, we've hardly had winter here but I guess the humans will be glad for spring. Good job helping those humming birds with their eggs. My, they need to be more careful!


  14. We won't see hummers for another month if they follow their usual schedule. Our Mom loves to watch them.

    Mom says that Portie puppies look just like Old English and Bearded Collie puppies. Sometimes she can't tell which is which in pictures. We're glad that Norma Jean brings back happy memories for your Mom.
    Morgan, Sebastian, the Porties, Syd and Mac

  15. Love it!!! Those teeny birds are so cute
    Benny & Lily

  16. How cool is that?? But look at that beak. Better stay outta reach from it, I'm just sayin....

    Jazzi and Addi

  17. Oh we love hummingbirds. When we ar hiking in our mountains, they sometimes follow us flying around my head. My Vickie loves the little sounds they make as they zoom by.
    You are so lucky to have some living right there at your house.

  18. That is so cool. Hummingbirds can be lovely neighbors to have. I hope the babies stay nice and safe. I am sure you will be on guard and the Mommy appreciates that.

    Loveys Sasha

  19. How cool is that...we have these teeny tiny hummingbirds where we live....they are about 1.5" big

  20. Wow, that is so cool..My Daddy loves those birds, not that we ever see them here. I must show him :) xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  21. Woof! Woof! Yes for SPRING!!! Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  22. Hummingbirds?!? How special!!! Oh Ruby, you are so lucky to be able to guard those precious birdies.
    Have a great weekend.
    *Cairn cuddles*

  23. Oh how lovely! Wish we had them here.
    Dip Bridge and Elliot x

  24. OH what fun!...please keep us up to date.
    That must mean Miss Rubie, you are such a amazing girl and don't bother those pretty birds. Good girl!


  25. We've never had a hummer nest in our yard that we know of, Ruby! How cute she is!

    Love ya lots
    Mitch and Molly

  26. Oh wow, that's cool! We don't have ANY birds in our backyard... I don't know why... *Looks in Floyd's general direction...*

  27. Spring is coming soon? Oh no!!!! No wonder our trees are starting to shed. Poo.

    Your birds are much nicer than ours. The Typist rescued a baby bird once and got attacked by the momma bird for weeks after.


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