The box in front of you is a nest for wood duck. The dense habitat necessary for this species to nest is scarce, therefore nesting boxes are built. You may also see several species of bids that like to nest in the thick plant cover.
Erected by Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment.
Location. 38° 21.083′ N, 75° 34.25′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker can be reached from S. Schumaker Drive. Located along a
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dry Thickets (here, next to this marker); Fruited Trees and Vines (within shouting distance of this marker); Beach and Birds (within shouting distance of this marker); Open Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wooded Wetland (about 400 feet away); Waterside (about 400 feet away); Wetland Marsh (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2014, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2014, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.