Happy Mother’s Day

Some of the newest mothers in the lower Susquehanna valley—nurturing their young.

A hen Wood Duck keeping close watch on recently hatched ducklings.

A female Eastern Bluebird feeding hungry nestlings.
A hen Hooded Merganser giving diving lessons.

And a soon-to-be mother making the necessary preparations to bring a new generation into the world.

A female Baltimore Oriole begins construction of a hanging nest that will protect her eggs and young from some of the hazards of early life.

Have a Happy Mother’s Day!

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