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Trapping the Hummingbird

Nancy keeps watch over her traps. At last a hummingbird flies into one and starts to feed. That's when Nancy presses her remote control, which makes the cage door close. The hummingbird is inside! To get it out, she reaches in through a special door, which has a sleeve into it as fine as a nylon stocking, so she can capture the hummingbird without it flying away.

Trapping Hummingbird
Can you see the Rufous Hummingbird in this trap?
As soon as Nancy Newfield presses the remote control to trap the hummingbird, she hurries over to retrieve it.
She reaches through a special net sleeve into the cage, to catch the hummer without it being able to fly away.

 

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