1: Hummingbirds build tiny nests using twigs, moss, and spider silk.

2: The nest is about the size of a walnut and sits on a tree branch.

3: Hummingbirds lay two eggs in the nest, which hatch after about three weeks.

4: The chicks grow rapidly and leave the nest after two to three weeks.

5: Hummingbird nests are abandoned after the chicks leave, and the birds build new nests for each breeding season.

6: Nests can deteriorate quickly due to exposure to the elements.

7: Hummingbird nests are not reused for future broods.

8: Some nests may be used by other bird species for shelter.

9: The lifecycle of a hummingbird nest is short but essential for the survival of the species.