So it finally dawned on me to set up the laptop and the digicam outside and get some realtime images streaming of the two hummingbird chicks in their nest within the fig tree over our patio. The image below should be the most recent one being served up:

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If not try refreshing your browser’s window or try here on my webcam page. Now if I can just remember how I was able to defeat the camera’s automatic five-minute power-off function, dammit!