Mother duck covers her eggs at night before leaving the nest

A mother duck uses her beak to cover her eggs with down and vegetation at night

Detailed Description

A mother duck in the uplands of Suisun Marsh covers her nest with down and vegetation at night before leaving the nest. An iButton in the nest records nest temperature, which changes when the hen leaves the nest.

Details

Image Dimensions: 704 x 480

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Location Taken: US