snailkites: Inktober Day 10: JumpWood Ducklings (Aix…

Monday, October 10th, 2016


Inktober Day 10: Jump

Wood Ducklings (Aix sponsa)

Wood ducks nest in tree cavities, so their young have a long way to go when they leave the nest! The small ducklings jump into the abyss, tumbling down to the soft forest floor. Luckily, their fluffy bodies and light weight mean they just bounce.

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