Hummingbird Webcam

I’m pleased to report that in the day after the miracle rediscovery at the mailbox, the baby hummingbird has stayed safe and sound and is still hanging out in the fruit picker serving ably as a surrogate nest/launch site.

I’m not kidding about launch site. The tyke’s been working its wings and could take off any moment. But in the meantime, I’ve pointed the webcam in our office away from the club chair and instead out the window at the bird. It’s not the sharpest image but it’s no worse than me holding a digicam/iPhone up against a binocular eyepiece. Plus it auto updates every minute, so for as long as the chick stays put you’ll be able to see how it’s doing.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."