Chance Encounter in The Marsh

Nest of a blue-winged teal duck
Blue-Winged Teal nest with eggs.

Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) are very small ducks frequently seen in drainage ditches and slow moving rivers that meander through marshes. Just by chance did I flush the hen keeping her eggs warm among the reed canary grass. Had I been a red fox, I would have had nine tasty eggs for my breakfast. Not being a fox, I was satisfied to take a quick photograph and continue my hike through the marsh.
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