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[Whoo-eek call of female Wood Duck]
Your eye could also be drawn to the attractive male Wooden Duck, but it surely’s the decision of the much less colourful feminine you’ll hear. She offers a loud whoo-eek [from recording] whereas in flight. Her name tells the male the place his mate is, and that’s necessary because the pair stays collectively by a lot of the winter and spring.  Though you’re much less more likely to hear it, the male responds with this name: [Whistled call of male Wood Duck] In summer time although, as soon as the feminine is on the nest, the male deserts her. 

Wooden Geese are amongst a small variety of North American waterfowl that nest in cavities in pretty massive bushes situated in forested wetlands. They often discover a gap the place a big department has damaged off and the heartwood has rotted out.
Nonetheless, Wooden Geese are adapting quite effectively to people and in winter they are often discovered in lots of metropolis parks the place they settle for handouts together with resident Mallards.
[Duck pond sounds including Mallards]
The flexibility of Wooden Geese to switch their habits and settle for our presence, bodes effectively for his or her future. Many at the moment are nesting in massive bins we offer for them.
[Whoo-eek call of female Wood Duck]
Should you’d prefer to construct a nest field for a Wooden Duck, discover plans on our web site.  Or share {a photograph} of certainly one of these attractive geese, at birdnote.org.  I’m Mary McCann.
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Calls of the Wooden Duck supplied by The Macaulay Library of Pure Sounds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Male recorded by G.B. Reynard; feminine and ambient by W.L. Hershberger.
Producer: John Kessler
Government Producer: Chris Peterson
© 2012 Tune In to Nature.org     June 2012/2020 Might 2022     Narrator: Mary McCann
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