Duck Potato provides food and shelter for our small wetland birds, and
food for the insects they eat. These
chicks are nestled in the nest their parents built
by carefully weaving plants around the Duck Potato stalks.
The bugs seeking nectar on the Duck Potato flowers provide a ready source of food
for the mom and dad birds, like this female Red-winged Blackbird, to feed their young.
Between the Duck Potato and the water, a male
for landing too close to his sunbathing spot:
I need to keyword my images better! I looked for another picture to put here, and I know I have
lots of pictures of birds near this plant, but I did not always keyword the flower too. Oops..
I'll go take some more pictures to share and catch up with you here
later. Meanwhile, have a look at some of those