2-4-14 Check out the video of the Hen Hooded Merganser laying the first egg at Woodiecam1.
Woodiecam2 is located on Holt Lake near Smithfield, North Carolina and is the outside view companion channel to Woodiecam1.
Read more about the cameras, Wood Ducks and Hooded Mergansers at my website.
Go to my website woodiecam1 to watch the HD youtube videos of the 2013 nesting season. Click on videos. You can also watch both cams and chat on one page at the website.
We watched 5 wild Wood Duck nests and 76 baby Wood Ducks skydive out of the nest box in 2013.
Hen Wood Duck Neusiok's 12 eggs all hatched and all 12 made it safely out of the nest box on July 4th, 2013
Willowemoc and her 14 babies made it out safely at 7:15 AM EST on 6/13/13 All 14 eggs hatched after 30 of incubation.
WoodieFrances and her 14 babies left the nest box on 5/21/13 @ 9:15 AM EST. 14 of the 23 eggs hatched after 29 days of incubation. All 14 made it out safely.
WoodiePier Wood Duck, 17 baby Wood Ducks and 2 Hooded Merganser babies left the box on 4/24/13 @ 10:45 AM EST. Several unhatched eggs, and 3 late hatch babies were taken to Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter. Check out the awesome Split screen, Full HD video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkqIBIwxnoo
WoodieGanser Wood Duck, 19 baby Wood Ducks and 1 Hooded Merganser baby left the box on 3/28/13 @ 9:45 AM EST. Videos have been posted. 10 eggs were taken to Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter @ Oak Island, NC.
I will switch to a closeup cam on jump day so we can see the babies skydive out of the box.
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2012 was another great year for the Woodiecams. We witnessed 56 baby Wood Ducks skydive out of 5 nests. Videos are on site, One is in HD. just click videos and scroll down to watch the ones you want.
2012 Overall on Holt Lake 688 baby Wood Ducks hatched and left the box. 12 baby Hooded Mergansers hatched and left the box. 136 baby Prothonotary Warblers fledged.
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Watch both Woodiecam1, Woodiecam2 and chat at my website woodiecam1
Woodiemama Wood Duck and her 3 babies left the box at 7:20 AM EST on July 16th, 2012
Woodieladylake and her 9 babies made it out of the box at 8:20 on 5/31/12. She had 14 eggs and has been banded with band number 934.
Woodiepier Wood Duck hatched 16 out of 18 eggs after 30 days of incubation. She and her 16 babies jumped out at 9:30 AM EST on May 16, 2012.
Woodieland Wood Duck and her 14 babies skydived out of the box on May 3rd, 2012 at 9:15 AM EST.
Woodie Wood Duck and her 13 babies left the box on 3/26/12 @ 8:30 AM EST.
Watch the baby wood ducks skydive out of the box at only 1 day old from this outside camera. Woodiecam2 is located on Holt Lake near Smithfield, NC
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To see pictures of the Wood Ducks and for more info. about the Woodiecams go to my website woodiecam1
To read all about the Wood Ducks buy my uncles book. "Wood Duck Adventures" by F. Eugene Hester. Available at Five Valleys Press.