Hummingbirds Test Their Wings

Remember the little hummingbird family who built a nest right outside our office window? They tried their tiny wings one sunny day and flew away.

 Baby hummingbird nest - blendastudio.com

Baby hummingbird nest - blendastudio.com

Look how tiny this little nest is!

 Two hummingbird babies - blendastudio.com

Two hummingbird babies - blendastudio.com

Everyday single day the babies grew bigger...

 Two baby hummingbirds in a nest - blendastudio.com

Two baby hummingbirds in a nest - blendastudio.com

...and bigger.

 juvenile  hummingbirds - blendastudio.com

juvenile  hummingbirds - blendastudio.com

This is how looked after only a few short weeks from hatching. Look how perky and bright eyed they are!

 juvenile hummingbirds ready to test their wings - blendastudio.com

juvenile hummingbirds ready to test their wings - blendastudio.com

They took turns perching on the edge of the nest to flutter their wings

 hummingbird - blendastudio.com

hummingbird - blendastudio.com

Then one morning there were two, then an hour later just one baby remained.

 empty hummingbird nest - blendastudio.com

empty hummingbird nest - blendastudio.com

Within an hour the nest was completely empty for good.

 Two little hummingbirds in the branches - blendastudio.com

Two little hummingbirds in the branches - blendastudio.com

We were happy to see the two babies perched nearby in the persimmon tree. They are watching their mother fly swiftly amongst the branches.

Have a lovely weekend! Let's stay connected on Instagram. Oh I've listed a few new original paintings in my Shop!