In the wake of the horrible happenings in Japan this week and a string of other recent natural disasters affecting New Zealand and Australia, this webcam of newly hatched hummingbirds reminds us of nature's resilience and brings some sense of hope, doesn't it?
Life continuing on in spite of it all: beautiful thing number twenty three.
To watch the live webcam, click here. (Subject to local daylight, and the period of time the fledglings live 'at home' in the nest.)
Other video preserved video on YouTube: