Taming the Alaskan Hummingbird #nature #discoverychanel #alaska #hummingbird

Taming the Alaskan Hummingbird #nature #discoverychanel #alaska #hummingbird

I was captivated by this stunning video of a Hummingbird feeding off someone's hand. Watch it below. There used to be a big flowering tree just right outside my window where I work on the computer. Each morning, there would be three Hummingbirds fluttering around the flowers, getting their daily dose of sweet nectar. I do not know where they came from but it has been a couple of months since they first appeared. It was almost like having an episode of Discovery Channel streaming 'live' right in front of me. It was a breathtaking sight that I look forward to every morning. Unfortunately, a neighbor complained to our local town council that the tree branches were getting too close to her window and regular trimmings do not seem to please her enough. I guess her constant complaints coupled with cost-concerns in engaging ccontractors to trim the tree regularly resulted in the ...

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