Tuesday 25 April 2023

The mother duck and her Ducklings Out – Nature 66

This post is talking about the mother duck brings her duckling out of the nest after hatching.

Image 1- Ducklings, just hatching

You may follow the process of incubation from eggs to hatching at previous postings:

After hatching, babies are so sweet and precious. Colors of their body are yellow and combined with brownish. Positive and fun to watch.

Image 2- Mom and chicks

Ducklings need several hours or a while to start their first steps, and moving in their nest.

Then it will takes about 10 weeks for babies to be able to regulate their body temperatures, hence, babies will stay with their mom within this period.

Image 3- Mom and her ducklings out

By next posting, we will talk about “The Mother Duck Brings her Duckling to Swim.”

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  1. 10 weeks for ducklings to regulate body temperature? Incredible to know

  2. Una moneria, da gusto ver la prole. Besotes.

  3. This was so enlightening! Thank you! Cathy

  4. Que lindos. Também tenho uma Pata que tem os seus bebés quase a nascer!:)
    Detalhes da brisa...
    Beijos, e um dia bom!

  5. Ducks moms are very motherly and loving, I like to see them in a row...
    Good days.
    I have a poem about war in 'A Vivenciar' written by an outstanding~
    Portuguese poet... Very contemporary...

  6. Awww how cute!!!! I have a park with a pond near by with ducks, geese swans and water birds. I went there the other day and was hoping for some baby sightings but no luck. Love this!

    Allie of

  7. Lindos patinhos sem dúvida. A natureza oferece-nos lindos momentos como este.
    Continuação de boa semana.

    Mário Margaride

  8. oh dear they are ready to walk the streets.

  9. Hello,
    The ducklings are adorable. Love the shot of Mama taking the ducklings out for a walk. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a great weekend.

  10. They sure are cute. Thanks for taking the time to show us their progress. I love it!

  11. The picture of mama duck leading the ducklings on a stroll is precious.

  12. Hello :=)
    The caring nature of parents towards their babies extends beyond humans but to all creatures. It is so endearing to see the ducklings being nurtured by the Muscovy Duck, and if you have ever seen a crocodile gently carrying it's babies in it's mouth it is as endearing as seeing the ducklings with their mother. Animals are great!!

    1. miracles of mother nature....

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      This post is talking about the mother duck brings her duckling out of the nest after hatching.


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