Fitz: Wonders of the Sonoran desert

2014-01-16T09:30:00Z 2015-02-03T11:04:32Z Fitz: Wonders of the Sonoran desertDavid Fitzsimmons The Arizona Daily Star​ Arizona Daily Star

It’s nesting season for our tiny feathered friend, the hummingbird. We advise older residents who like to nap outside to check your ears regularly for nesting hummingbirds or telltale eggs. You don’t want to end up like this gentleman from Cactus Flats.

"Hey grandpa, how are you doing today?"

“What? I can’t hear you! Do I have a hummingbird nest in my ear?"

"Let me take a look. Well, I'll be darned, grandpa! You've got a hummingbird nest in your ear!"

"What a relief! And all that time I thought that humming sound was my goll durned hearing aid! What should I do?”

"Well, grandpa, according to the Audubon Society you're a walking wildlife preserve now! In just a few weeks  a hummingbird chick will hatch. How cool is that?"


"I'm hiding your Q-tips."



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