Coots breeding

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by redrag, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. redrag

    redrag New Egg

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    We have a pair of coots nesting in the middle of our lake and we have just seen that 2 babies have hatched. We would have thought it was too late in the season to be able to survive before it gets too cold. Is this normal behaviour for coots?
     
  2. Speceider

    Speceider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A little late, depending upon where you live. They take about 45-50 days to fledge.

    Clint
     
  3. redrag

    redrag New Egg

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    Thanks Clint, we live down south in South Wales, so it can be quite mild during the autumn. So let's hope the little things make it.
     

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