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how to build a wood duck house. the wood duck (aix sponsa) is a colorful bird that usually nests in abandoned woodpecker holes but will readily take to a nesting box of the correct dimensions placed in the proper location. early in this【Get Price】

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often return to the same or nearby nest cavity or nest box annually. wood duck pairs arrive in nesting areas selected by the hens and begin searching for nest cavities in. march and early april. the hen inspects potential cavities and selects a nest site. wood ducks do not carry nesting material into nest cavities to build a nest【Get Price】

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mar 9 2010 if you have a 10 foot 1x12 piece of rough pine you can easilly make the following duck nesting box.【Get Price】

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plans for wood duck box. many oklahomans consider wood ducks the most spectacular species of waterfowl because of their elaborate plumage. the male's head is crested and is metallic green and purple with white patches and lines. the throat is white the bill red at the base and the eye bright orange-red. its chest is【Get Price】

wood duck nest boxes

whether you make or buy nest boxes you will need to add nesting material because wood ducks normally do not bring material to the nest. we recommend wood shavings 4-6 inches deep in the bottom of the box. shavings should be from untreated wood. cabinet makers or shops that make wood moldings are good【Get Price】

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feb 20 2018 original design courtesy of the wood duck society and don helmeke. graphic design by federal ammunition. introduction. the wood duck or “woodie” is very popular amongst north american waterfowl hunters and for good reason. not only are they one of the world's most beautiful ducks they【Get Price】

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mar 29 2013 few ducks are as beautiful in plumage and flight as the wood duck. though sparsely encountered by hunters after the first cold snap there's another way to enjoy this particular bird—by building wood duck boxes. through perfecting its assembly you can observe appreciate and give back to arguably【Get Price】

wood duck - nestwatch

make sure the box has a fledgling ladder under the entrance hole. this can be a strip of 1/4 inch mesh hardware cloth stapled to the inside or you can roughen a one-foot-deep section under the entrance hole with a chisel so the young ducklings can get a toehold while climbing up to the entrance. wood duck is the only【Get Price】

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build a wood duck nest box. while most waterfowl nest on the ground wood ducks prefer depositing their eggs in the holes of mature trees. but this prefer- ence for lofty digs means that the ducks lose their nesting sites whenever forests are cleared which explains the drop in america's wood duck population over the【Get Price】

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mar 19 2018 diy plans with photos diagrams and step-by-step instructions for building a nest box that is specially designed for wood ducks.【Get Price】

wood duck box construction and mounting - cu maurice river

wood duck box construction and mounting. by fred akers. photo by j.r. woodward. several north american duck species have biological breeding behavior that requires natural tree cavities for nesting similar to woodpeckers owls and cavity nesting songbirds like bluebirds chickadees and tree swallows.【Get Price】

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wood ducks barrow's goldeneyes common goldeneyes hooded mergansers common mergansers and buffleheads are all cavity nesting ducks. they build nests in abandoned woodpecker holes or natural tree cavities caused by disease fire or lightning. these ducks will also use a constructed nesting box. here are【Get Price】

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jan 8 2017 build and place a wood duck nesting box earn a badge - duration: 2:49. sam hall 5725 views · 2:49. in-between-isode wood duck nests ( the hermstead) - duration: 9:26. mizter_seth 7796 views · 9:26 · 2012 jump day - wood ducks jump from nest box - duration: 3:56. holly jo anderson 84985【Get Price】

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these wooden structures help boost local wood duck populations. provided by the migratory bird treaty act of 1918. however the recovery of the wood duck was also assisted by the advent of artificial nesting structures or wood duck boxes. for more information and box building specifications: wood duck box plans【Get Price】

an illustrated guide to making a wood duck box field & stream

nov 30 2004 america's housing shortage extends beyond the inner cities and suburbs and into the wooded marshes and riverbottoms where wood ducks (as well as goldeneyes and buffleheads) compete for an ever decreasing supply of nesting sites in natural tree cavities. you can help--and join other【Get Price】

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do not build or erect a wood duck nest box unless it will be protected from predators and placed in or adjacent to a suitable permanent water site. poorly erected and seldom maintained nest boxes do little to benefit production. the predator shield is the most important factor in erecting a box. this all important conical guard【Get Price】

wood duck house plan - wood duck society

cedar wood duck house plan. 3" x 4". actual size. wood duck &. hooded. merganser. entrance hole. safety tips: 1. safety glasses should be worn by 3. roof -- 1" x 12" (actual 3/4" x11-1/4"). 4. rough surface goes out on completed house.**. **one "side" will be smooth unless you make an even number of【Get Price】