DU & UND Duck Nest Cam: Hen Returns to Nest

Blue-winged teal hen returns to nest

Following a brief flight, this blue-winged teal hen returns to nest site, landing right next to the camera. Watch how the hen quickly disappears into the native prairie habitat.

Clips are from University of North Dakota field cameras placed on duck nests at a Ducks Unlimited property in central North Dakota. DU is collaborating with UND on the nest cams project to study the habits of blue-winged teal. To view the full videos, go to UND's Wildlife@Home website and see how you can participate in this citizen science project. Discover other DU research projects at www.ducks.org/pprresearch.