Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air
Video: Hummingbird Babies

Hummingbird mothers build nests out of soft leaves, feathers, or lichens. They usually lay two tiny eggs, and the chicks hatch in a couple of weeks.

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  • Alexa Santos

    Hummingbirds are magnificent! I have had the pleasure of seeing them up close in Mexico on my parents property. They have lots of flowering trees and attractive lots of these beauties. They are amazing. I look forward to the program on 1/3/10. Thank you.

  • sandie ross d’xon

    lovely. thank you

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  • Jenni

    You can watch a momma hummingbird live here:

    She’s sitting on eggs right now {Jan.7,2010}.

  • Alberto Guerra

    I greath jobs guys…. it is beutiful and amazing Bird….

  • Lisbeth

    Extremely fast and beatiful birds, have you ever see them flying in loops at incredible speed!!! they are crazy, you can only hear them sometimes. Maybe they are really the fastest birds on Earth. I love La Jolla California for it.
    Keep these programs coming please,

  • Marlies

    Magnificent, Than you , enjoyed all the details of the birds physical makeup, their lifestyle, and all details concerning their habitat.

  • Aleatha

    Just mesmorizing; i was transfixed. Had always wondered about their nests, but to see the miniscule just-hatched chick was awe inspiring. Without a doubt, one of the BEST Nature productions i have ever had the learning pleasure of enjoying. Anxious to obtain the DVD & share this resource with others who “insist” there is ‘nothing worth watching’ on television!

  • Janet

    Wonderful video!

  • Jeremiah Doege

    I apprieciete that you share your knowlage.

    :) -Jeremiah

  • Diane Davani

    Hummingbirds are my new-found fascination!
    I am fortunate enough to have MY OWN NEST with HIGH RESOLUTION LIVE WEBCAM attached!
    Watch the live feed via:! Join Mommy Emma and Baby Bessie as the live and grow! :)

  • Eileen Sutterfield

    I am a wildlife rescuer specializing in hummingbirds. What beautiful photography and public information. Great job!!!!

  • Winifred J. Pinch

    The video is superb. My husband is a hummingbird fan and we were thrilled to find them using our feeders in Omaha NE as we have few flowers on our wooded property. In the summer I sit on our deck below and near the feeder to shuck corn and found that the hummingbirds still fed while I was there. One day in July I was shucking corn when I heard this low whir. When I looked it was a hummingbird flying around my head. It flew up to the feeder and then back down so close to my face I could feel the air move. I then noticed that the feeder was empty! I got the message and went to get my husband to refill the container. The birds apparently were satisfied and went back to feeding and didn’t barn storm me again.

  • Zakaria B

    In Cuba, that was the first and only time I saw a hummingbird. I was amazed. Superb!

  • GWEN

    Do hummers use the same nests over and over , or do they ever return to the same nest?
    Will they use another’s nest or a vacant nest?

  • Sharon

    I love this!! I love birds!!
    Thank you!!

  • Karen Fendrick

    Beautiful video of fantastic birds! I’ve had numerous nests in my garden and studied them while I was a zoo docent. to answer Gwen..hummers are the original recyclers! They use materials from existing nests to build a better one.

  • Josh Gates

    Day tuuk errr jerrrbs!!!!!

  • Patricia Hall

    Just THE most amazing creatures. Fantastic footage! Cannot take my eyes off them when the perform their aerial ballets and chase one another around the back yard.

  • Sue Maxey

    What great video! Awesome! Thanks.

  • Anthony

    That was an awesome video I love all the animals on Earth!

  • MZ

    I’m watching the lovely visuals of the program right now, only hoping for the day when such a production will keep its intrusive music and sounds effects to an absolute minimum. The sound track is annoying and an unnecessary distraction.

  • Dave

    Great program! I can only imagine the time and work that went into this great production. It was jam packed with so much information . Thanks

  • Cathy Munson

    I saw the tail end of Magic in the Air on Hummingbirds last night…when in the Austin Tx. area will it be shown again…please notify me so I can watch it for sure!

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