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Sneaky Ducks And Scrambled Eggs

Have you ever seen a Wood Duck hen tending a brood of mixed species of ducklings? Why would she take care of other species’ young? NestWatch shared with Northern Woodlands magazine some of the science behind those mixed-up duckling broods. Read the article online, and put up a Wood Duck nest box to observe these fascinating ducks up close.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology