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.
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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. Touch for map. Located along a trail at the Ward Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21804, United States of America.
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
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.