Rare sight - Anna Hummingbird sitting on nest

Rare Anna Humminbird nest with baby egg!

I took these photos this past weekend outside the window of my boyfriend’s upstairs bedroom in Seattle, WA. My boyfriend and I discovered the Anna’s Hummingbird nest a couple weeks ago in his birch tree. It is about 4-5 inches in length and made from small twigs, lichen and other mosses which blend in with the surroundings. Shortly after our discovery we noticed a small egg the size of a jelly bean. Now we delight in watching the mama bird sit on the nest awaiting her baby. We have read that the egg will hatch after 14-19 days – which is any day from now!
These photos are so rare and amazing. We feel so blessed to live in Seattle, where you can enjoy so much of nature’s beauty!

Rebecca and Brien
Seattle, WA

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