Wood Duck

by Jim Sweetman
(Puce, Ontario, Canada)

Mom and eggs

Mom and eggs

Mom and eggs
Mom has left for the day
Lots of eggs
Mom in the Wood Duck nest

I have installed 3 Wood Duck nests by Lake St. Clair.


They have entered the east box and have brought some grass to go on top of the wood chips, that I put there.

She lays 1 egg each day. We have around 10 eggs.

The female will not sit on the eggs until all the eggs have been laid.

Apparently this is unique in evolution.

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