Allen's Hummingbird Nest - Spring 2023 3rd Clutch

Olive hangs out on the nest after feeding Luna and Nove - June 4th

An Allen's Hummingbird nest from Oceanside California Spring 2023


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This session introduces you to Olive, a beautiful Allen female and her 3rd clutch of 2023. She has now re-used this nest 6 times. Olive using a window feeder close by and also frequents 2 other feeders on the property. She is an extremely experienced mother and will teach her chicks all they need to know, including survival skills.

Key highlights & events:

May 3rd 2023 - First egg laid 7:42AM. - See video: https://youtu.be/YIC60QoYnSg
May 5th 2023 - Second egg at 7:08AM. - See video: https://youtu.be/D9rkdJU-rtk

May 19th 2023 - First egg hatches at 4:02PM - See video: https://youtu.be/W2YFUjjQ8p0
May 20th 2023 - Second egg hatches at 4:04PM - https://youtu.be/n_OrA-aZJKg

May 22nd 2023 - The chicks are names Luna and Nova.

June 12th 2023 - Luna fledges the nest.
June 13th 2023 - Nova fledges the nest.

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Links to past years:
2014 - 2018 - 2019 - 2020 - 2021 - 2023 1st Clutch - 2023 2nd Clutch - 2023 3rd Clutch - 2024 1st Clutch
2024 2nd Clutch


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Beautiful Olive on her nest of two February 2023
Olive's nest in a small ficus tree on our back padio
Allen's humingbird nest not much bigger the a quarter
Olive getting the nest ready, the day before the first egg - May 2nd
Olive laid the first egg - May 3rd 7:42AM
Olive laid the second egg - May 5th 7:08AM
Proud mom Olive on her nest of 2 new eggs - May 5th
First chick hatches 4:02PM - May 19th
First feeding for first chick 4:02PM - May 19th
Second chick hatches 4:04PM - May 20th
First feeding for second chick 4:20PM - May 20th
Luna 2 days old and Nova 1 day old - May 21st
Olive feeding Luna 2 days old and Nova 1 day old - May 21st
Luna 3 days old and Nova 2 days old - May 22nd
Olive feeding Luna and Nove 3 and 2 days old - May 22nd
Luna 4 days old and Nova 3 days old - May 23rd
Olive feeding Luna and Nove 4 and 3 days old - May 23rd
Luna 5 days old and Nova 4 days old - May 24th
Olive feeding Luna and Nove 5 and 4 days old - May 24th
Luna 6 days old and Nova 5 days old - May 25th
Olive feeding Luna and Nove 6 and 5 days old - May 25th
Beautiful Olive on her nest of two - May 26th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 7 and 6 days old - May 26th
Luna 7 days old and Nova 6 days old - May 26th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 8 and 7 days old - May 27th
Amazing Olive on her nest of two - May 27th
Luna 8 days old and Nova 7 days old - May 27th
Luna 9 days old and Nova 8 days old - May 28th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 9 and 8 days old - May 28th
Olives last night on the nest - May 28th
Luna 10 days old and Nova 9 days old - May 29th
Beautiful Olive on her nest the 29th. Chicks 9 and 10 days old
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 10 and 9 days old - May 29th
The chicks first night alone in the nest May 29
Luna 11 days old and Nova 10 days old - May 30th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 11 and 10 days old - May 30th
Nice family moment on the 30th
The chicks 2nd night alone on the nest - May 30th
Luna 12 days old and Nova 11 days old - May 31st
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 12 and 11 days old - May 31st
Luna 12 days old and Nova 11 days old at night - May 31st
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 13 and 12 days old - June 1st
Luna 13 days old and Nova 12 days old - June 1st
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 14 and 13 days old - June 2nd
Luna 14 days old and Nova 13 days old - June 2nd
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 15 and 14 days old - June 3rd
Luna 15 days old and Nova 14 days old - June 3rd
Beautiful Olive fly's in for a feeding - June 3rd
Luna 15 days old and Nova 14 days old heads buried - June 3rd
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 16 and 15 days old - June 4th
Luna 16 days old and Nova 15 days old - June 4th
Olive hangs out on the nest after feeding Luna and Nove - June 4th
Luna 17 days old and Nova 16 days old - June 5th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 17 and 16 days old - June 5th
Luna using Nova as a pillow 18 and 17 days old - June 6th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 18 and 17 days old - June 6th
Luna 18 days old and Nova 17 days old - June 6th
Luna 19 days old and Nova 18 days old - June 7th
Luna and Nova 19 and 18 days old stretching their wings - June 7th
Luna 20 days old and Nova 18 days old - June 8th
Luna 20 days old and Nova 19 days old - June 8th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 21 and 20 days old - June 9th
Luna and Nova kissing 21 and 20 days old - June 9th
Two headed bird Luna and Nova 21 and 20 days old - June 9th
Nova hugging Luna 22 and 21 days old - June 10th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 22 and 21 days old - June 10th
Luna 22 days old and Nova 21 days old - June 10th
Luna on the rim 23 days old and Nova 22 days old - June 11th
Nova kissing Luna 23 and 22 days old - June 11th
Olive feeding Luna and Nova 23 and 22 days old - June 11th
Sunlight Luna 23 days old and Nova 22 days old - June 11th
Last night on the nest together Luna 23 and Nova 22 - June 11th
Nova alone at the nest after Luna fledged - June 12th
Luna comes back to get Nova but he wants to stay - June 12th
Nova's last night all alone in the nest area - June 12th
Nova still hanging out close to the nest. - June 12th
Luna siting on a branch outside in the sun - June 12th
Empty Nest, Luna and Nova are in the trees- June 13th
Olive, Luna and Nove in a tree - June 14th


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