Hummingbird Spot Blog

January 15, 2018

Congratulations to the Studio City Hummingbirds Webcam for making Earthcam’s “25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2017” list. Here in Studio City we love our year around hummingbirds and we are excited to be able to share them with the world.

We are working on adding sound t...

May 13, 2017

It seems that my Praying Mantis has claimed one of the bee water dishes as her territory. She was there last night and again tonight. I love bees, but if this keeps her off of the hummingbird feeders, she can stay there. She only eats one per day. If she lays eggs, tho...

April 20, 2017

I had to take some action this morning. In order to control the bee population, I have had to temporarily change all of my vacuum feeders to saucer feeders. I did, however, leave one vacuum feeder up for the pair of orioles that are still coming onto the deck. The orio...

April 10, 2017

These awesome hummingbird tattoos belong to two great people I worked with today in Beverly Hills: Sam Oliva and Veronica Carrillo. How unusual that two people with rather large hummingbird tattoos would be in the same room at work with me today!

Veronica’s is on her le...

March 1, 2017

Hmmm. The other one mated and disappeared (off to make her egg sac, no doubt) and now another hungry female native Bordered Mantis showed up. I checked the webcam to see if the feeders needed filling, and there she was right in the midst of them looking around. There a...

October 13, 2016

Today’s adventure was to visit Santa Cruz, California, to find and photograph the rare, nearly completely white leucistic hummingbird who resides in the UCSC Arboretum. I am currently on a Princess cruise ship. Upon docking in San Francisco it was off to Enterprise Car...

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