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Wood Ducks first must learn to fly when leaving the nest.
First Flight! Actually, it is first jump. Baby ducks (or any baby bird, for that matter) cannot fly. But birds stay in the nest til they can fly, ducks drop down into the water or ground and go from there.
And these baby ducks leaving the nest for the first time. | 50 Animal Pictures You Need To See Before You Die
Baby Wood Ducks make the leap of faith, leaving their nest for the first time.
How cute are these baby birds flying? It's what you and your brother will do one day...fly off the nest. ;-( (from perfectly timed photos)
Nest building by Michaela Sagatova (My mom always told me.."Pound for pound..there is no bird that will out sing a little wren" Mom called them.."Jenny Wren" They work together building the nest and then feeding their babies..I love them~
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wanelo.com/... - White Duck in Flight
"That's right. Take it all in. I haven't been hitting the Bowflex all winter for nothing, you know. Ogle it. Ogle my bodacious body."
Ducklings following the leader
Two baby common Goldeneye ducks leaving the nest and taking to the air for their first ever flight.
Duck in flight... is it bad that whenever I see a duck or lamb, all I think (no matter how cute) is "YUMMMY!!!!"
ducklings first flight - so cute
baby ducks..so beautiful.
What a beautiful image. The photographer (whoever you may be) must be so chuffed with such a photograph!