Imposter Duck

To: "Esme Barker and Bruce Ramsay" <>, "Canberrabirds" <>
Subject: Imposter Duck
From: "Peter Ormay" <>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 22:05:45 +1100
I think it is more likely that the Shellducks being larger took over a Wood Ducks nest in which one or more eggs had been laid and incubated it with their own eggs. Both species nest in tree hollows which are a scarce commodity.
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