NO Hatch - 2nd egg contained a chick. Sadly, it died while attempting to hatch. Sometimes the chicks are just too weak to complete its hatch. Elsa will eventually abandon the nest with the two eggs. This can take up to two weeks.
05/25/18 - We are on HATCH WATCH!
2nd egg laid 05/13/18 (sometime before 7 a.m. PST)
1st egg laid 05/11/18 (sometime before 7 a.m.PST) (This egg is not viable)
May 4, 2018 - Flash’s nest (containing the abandoned egg) is beginning to be deconstructed. Elsa has begun building a new nest in the rose tree directly to the right. She has never used this rose tree before.
Flash’s nest with the lone egg was abandoned - Elsa continues to feed Pip and Flitter two weeks after they fledged.
Elsa is reusing Flash’s nest. She laid her 1st egg just after 7 a.m. April 23, 2018
Flitter fledged at 3:50 p.m. April 22, 2018
Pip fledged at 3:32 p.m. April 22, 2018
WE ARE ON FLEDGE WATCH!
Baby ‘Flitter’ hatched 3/30/18 at 6:20 a.m.
Baby ‘Pip’ hatched 3/29/18 at 6:15 a.m.
WE ARE ON HATCH WATCH!
2nd egg laid 03/14/18 @ 7:37 a.m.
1st egg laid 03/11/18 @ 7:33 a.m.
Elsa began building her 2nd nest of the 2018 season on Saturday, March 3rd
Flash fledged 02/25/2018 at 1:12 p.m.
WE ARE ON FLASH FLEDGE DAY WATCH
‘Flash’ hatched at approximately 6:00 a.m. January 31, 2018
is estimated to take place between January 31 - February 4, 2018
January 16, 2018 - Elsa laid Egg #2
January 10, 2018 - Elsa laid Egg #1 (this egg is not fertile)
May 15, 2017 - Ember hatched at 6:45 a.m.
Thank you Mrs. Baier’s Class for choosing the name of this precious baby hummingbird.
Rock Springs Elementary School - Escondido, California
April 30, 2017 - Tulip fledged at 8:32 a.m.
April 29, 2017 - Elsa laid egg #2.
April 27, 2017 - Elsa laid egg #1 in her new nest located in the 1st rose tree in the row of 9. She continues to care for Tulip who will fledge anytime now.
April 6, 2017 - Tulip hatched at 6:15 p.m.
UPDATE: Only one egg is viable. The first egg laid is yellow in color. We will have a singleton.
March 18, 2017 - First egg laid in the new nest
March 21, 2017 - Second egg laid at 7:22 a.m.
We had a DOUBLE fledge this morning 03/14/17
DJ hatched Saturday 02/18/17
Rosie hatched Sunday 02/19/17
WE ARE ON HATCH WATCH!
January 15, 2017 - I spotted Elsa in one of the rose trees. Her new nesting season has begun. 1/19/17 the nest is almost complete.
February 1, 2017 - Elsa laid an egg at 7:12 a.m.
February 3, 2017 - Elsa laid her 2nd egg at 6:45 a.m.
February 12, 2016: Baby 'Ginger' hatched during the night. A special thank you goes out to Christy Kelsch's First Grade Class in St. Louis, MO for picking the name of Elsa's newest chick. Reminder: The other egg is not fertile, so Ginger will be a singleton.
1st egg laid January 24, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. 2nd egg laid January 27, 2015 at 6:45 a.m.
2016 - Elsa began to construct this nest on January 7th. Please join us as she takes us on a new journey.
Elsa is a Selasphorus sasin sedentarius Allen's Hummingbird. January 2015 she ousted 'Alena', who had been nesting in the rose trees in my yard since 2010. She resides in Orange County, California
Link to Alena and Elsa's Facebook page (they share): https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn
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