Ducklings hop around their nest at Suisun Marsh

Eight mallard ducklings hop around their nest. One has a transmitter attached to its back.

Detailed Description

Recently hatched ducklings move around their nest in an upland area in Suisun Marsh, California. Some of the ducklings have VHF transmitters attached to their backs, which ecologists at the USGS Western Ecological Research Center will use to track their movements.

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Image Dimensions: 704 x 480

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Location Taken: US