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Old 04-15-2009, 12:15 AM   #1
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Default Wood Ducks and Nest Box

For some reason it always seems disconcerting to me to see ducks sitting in trees. I don't know why; I guess I just expect to see ducks swimming, or walking on land. Any way, here's a couple of wood ducks that stopped by last year to check out the pond.

A few years ago I put up a wood duck nest box in hopes of attracting one of the pairs that stop by for a visit each spring. So far it's been a partial success. One year of wood ducks, and one year of Merlins. In other years it has remained unoccupied.
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Old 04-15-2009, 08:48 AM   #2
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Wood ducks can sure use a helping hand. The ducks do look silly up in the tree.
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