wood ducks

The opportunity to see a brood of young wood ducks leave their next is a rare treat. (Photo courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation)

Monroe Outdoors

Whenever we encourage wildlife to live in our yards, we are unwittingly setting the stage for wildlife dramas to take place in front of our eyes.  Recently Jeff and Cindy Peterson enjoyed the rare opportunity of witnessing a brood of wood ducks leaving a nesting box.