In a process that looks a wee bit like felting, a female Anna’s hummingbird builds a nest from thin plant fibers and sticky spider silk. It takes time to soften and shape it into a tiny bowl. Her beak pulls threads over the top and around the walls while her feet stomp to compress the inside.
Then take a peek at this hummingbird nest live stream in California:
Related: Hummingbird hatchlings in their nest with mother Rosie and over thirty hummingbirds splash & chatter in a bird bath.
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