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New Nest

I am now streaming hen Woodiepier Wood Duck with 17 eggs. Her box is facing the pier. Pip Watch starts on Mothers day, Sunday May 13th.

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Banding Data

I had 6 bands returned out of 81 banded Wood Ducks in 2011 Three Wood Ducks were banded near Smithfield, NC. and were killed near Smithfield, NC. in September, November and December. One Wood Duck was banded near Smithfield, NC … Continue reading

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Nest box results as of 4/7/12

Number of boxes on Holt Lake 55. Nests hatched: 11 Babies: 132 Banded: 27 Wood Ducks and 3 Hooded Mergansers Recaptures:13 Active nests: 28

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New Nest

Woodieland Wood Duck’s new nest is over land and is about 20 feet from the lake’s edge. She started incubation on the night of April 1st She is not the only hen to lay eggs in this box and there … Continue reading

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AdBlocker

Watch without commercials. With Firefox got to Tools, Click Add-Ons, search AdBlocker, Install takes about 5 seconds. Works on Windows XP and 7.

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Feb. 11 results

We have 9 nests from a total of 55 boxes on Holt Lake as of Feb. 11, 2012. including 1 nest on camera with 3 eggs.

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2 Eggs in the nestcam

The 2nd egg was recorded on Feb. 10, 2012 @7:10 AM EST. The video is on the Ustream site. The hen will probably lay 1 egg a day until she gets to 12. She will start incubation after all eggs … Continue reading

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Nestcam

We have a nest in the camera box. One egg was laid on Feb. 9. I expect she will lay one egg a day until she gets to about 12. She will cover the eggs with the wood shavings to … Continue reading

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Four Nests

I checked all 55 Wood Duck boxes on February 4th. We have four nests, One nest had 2 eggs so the first egg was laid on February 3rd. None of the nests are in camera range. Rup @ the Woodiecams

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As of 1/25/2012

I checked all 55 Wood Duck boxes on Jan. 25, 2012 and found 9 depressions where a Wood Duck has been in the box but didn’t find any eggs.

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