Baby Birdorable: Wood Duck

If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? Below are some baby photos (shared via Flickr) of the Wood Duck. You may be surprised to learn that Wood Ducks nest in trees! They are cavity nesters, and will use old tree cavities dug out by other birds, or nestboxes built just for them. Shortly after the ducklings hatch, the mother duck flies out and coaxes the babies to jump down from the nest and join her in the water.

Incredibly Cute Baby Wood Ducks
Incredibly Cute Baby Wood Ducks by New Jersey Birds
Incredibly Cute Baby Wood Ducks
Incredibly Cute Baby Wood Ducks by New Jersey Birds
Wood duck and chicks
Wood duck and chicks by John Picken
Baby wood duck
Baby wood duck by Ducklover Bonnie
Wood ducks on a log
Wood ducks on a log by Ducklover Bonnie

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