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Micah Grove

Heath, MT, USA

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We went on a hike and found the nest about 100 yards from a very small creek, we couldn’t Identity the species nesting. We also saw a Willow Flycatcher when they should be up north breeding, then we saw 4 baby Wilson Snipes about 2’ tall.

Unknown Duck Nest Please IDENTIFY

Here’s the nest.

3 responses to “Unknown duck nest please IDENTIFY”

  1. Robyn Bailey says:

    Hi Micah, It’s hard to say for sure which duck laid these eggs, but you can rule out the cavity-nesting ducks (wood duck, goldeneye, bufflehead, mergansers). I found this link showing possible nesting ducks in Montana: http://fieldguide.mt.gov/displaySpecies.aspx?family=Anatidae. Unfortunately, the eggs of many duck species look alike.

  2. Micah Grove says:

    American Wigeon Nest, saw them when they where hatching!

  3. Texas Bird Family says:

    So cool, Looks like American Wiegon.

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