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Get Up Close and Personal With a Hummingbird

Mask Brings You 'Eye 2 Eye' With Birds


Is that a hummingbird on your nose... or are you just happy to see me?
Eye 2 Eye Hummingbird Feeder

Eye 2 Eye Hummingbird Feeder

Oliver Hulland
If you've ever wanted to get up close with the speedy birds, try this on for size: A hummingbird feeder built into a mask.

It's called Eye 2 Eye, and California photographer Doyle Doss designed it so the feeding tube is located right between the wearer's eyes.

And that tube contains the sugary water these little birds love so much.

"Hummingbirds are the alcoholics of the bird world," he told AOL News. "You can't get between them and the bottle. They are ferocious when it comes to getting that sugar water. We try to make the mask as attractive as possible, but once they realize there's food in there, that's all they're thinking about."

So far, he's sold 400 of the $80 masks -- and joked with AOL News about some other ideas.

"I don't think my wearable eagle feeder is going to work out too well. You'd need a whole hamburger for that feeding tube," he was quoted as saying. "The wearable grizzly bear feeder has also been shelved. At least for now."

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