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Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

A close look at a hummingbird's nest

  • A hummingbird feeds her chicks on the PAWS campus.

    Kevin Mack / PAWS

    A hummingbird feeds her chicks on the PAWS campus.

Wildlife activity has really accelerated on the PAWS campus in recent weeks as breeding season gets into full swing. Everywhere, birds are gathering materials for their nest, or insects for their already hatched young.

The most exciting development in the past month is the hatching of the eggs of a female Anna's Hummingbird. She is currently feeding two healthy chicks.

Kevin Mack, PAWS naturalist, has been keeping a close watch on the activities of the mother and her babies.

Take a look a photos of the hummingbird and her nestlings, as well as other activity on the PAWS campus.

Go here to learn more about PAWS.

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