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Ducks in the woods–wood ducklings at Silver Lake

Mama wood duck

Mama wood duck perched in a tree after inspecting a nearby possible nesting site

A few weeks ago a pair of ducks came soaring through the woods into our yard. Hmm, not where we usually see ducks, even though we live overlooking Silver Lake, in Bellingham. It took very little investigation to figure out these were wood ducks, and they were looking for a nest. The male stayed out of sight till they flew off, but mama duck poked around a tree, checking it out for a possible nest site. They soon flew off. Nope, no sale. Continue reading

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