# Momma duck
Nesting momma duck grooms her wet feathers after an intense downpour
Ducks' feathers are waterproof, but this duck's feathers got wet after a heavy rain.
Momma duck with a broken leg takes her baby duckings for a walk
It doesn't matter if momma duck has a broken leg and can hardly walk. She is taking her baby duckings for a walk no matter what.
Baby ducklings get ready to leave the nest
We filmed this momma duck nesting in our garden for 37 days until her ducklings finally hatched. The following day they left the nest and never returned. We felt heartbroken, but nature has its own ways.
Momma duck helps her baby ducklings hatch
We spent 37 days observing and filming this momma duck nesting in our garden. This video of the hatching took place on day 37. They left the nest the following day. That's another video.
Momma duck nesting in my garden (Time lapse: Day 36)
Our momma duck gets ready on her final day of nesting over her eggs. The newborn duckings saw the day of light the following day, so expect our next video of the hatching process.