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Early Nesting of the Anna Hummingbird in Altadena, California

Walter I. Allen
Publication Information
Journal: 
Condor
Volume: 
44
Issue: 
3 (May-June)
Section: 
From Field and Study
Year: 
1942
Pages: 
129

Early Nesting of the Anna Hummingbird in Altadena, California.-On December 11, 1941, I found the nest of an Anna Hummingbird under construction; it was about one-quarter built. On December 17 the nest was apparently completed but contained no eggs. I did not examine the nest again until January 15, when I found two young birds in it. On January 15 I found a second nest which contained two young birds apparently more developed than those in the first nest.

These birds have survived frost, rain, and wind. On January 22, both broods of young seemed to be prospering.-WALTER I. ALLEN, Altadena, California, January 22, 1942. 

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