Box #2 – all gone!
Box #1 – eggs gone, momma gone!
Box #2 – momma still on the warm eggs.
May 16 – Wood duck boxesBox #1 –
Box #2 – 9 eggs
Box #3 – 4 eggs: nest abandoned.
Sadly, I was back to check on them. Box #3 (left) the eggs are cold.
|#2 and #3|
There are 11 in woodbox #1.
These walked across onto the land!
Wood ducks from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
May 26th, pond sounds, including a barred owl chick.
Pond sounds from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo. Last year, I would sit across the pond and watch them come and go.
Wood ducklings from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
I checked the duck box and there are no eggs left, so 12/12 hatched! Sadly, they have a 30 - 40% survive 90 days.