Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Miss Ducky, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. Miss Ducky

    Miss Ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2010
    A while ago the wild mallards left, but before going, they taught my ducks a valuable lesson. Now when my ducks stay out all night on the pond, they don't sleep on the shore, oh no! Not only do they stay on the water, but after dark, they won't even come out from under the raft! Smart ducks. [​IMG]
  2. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
  3. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2010
    San Diego
    That's interesting, I never noticed that wild ducks spend the night in the water. But, I now notice that when I visit the lake in the morning, the ducks are all in the water and come onto the shore later, in the day, to sleep. This makes a lot of sense as a lot of ground predators usually hunt at night and won't follow a duck into the water very far and a lot of the day predators will drown ducks (such as hawks and eagles).

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