Individual study: Uptake of nest boxes and consequences of nest box fidelity in wood ducks Aix sponsa at the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site, South Carolina, USA
Hepp G. & Kennamer R. (1992) Characteristics and consequences of nest-site fidelity in wood ducks. The Auk, 109, 812-818
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Provide artificial nesting sites for wildfowl
A replicated study at 16 areas in an open pine forest in South Carolina, USA (Hepp & Kennamer 1992), found that over nine breeding seasons (1982-90), between 19 and 44 female wood ducks Aix sponsa used nest boxes, with 120 (1982-3) or 150 (1984-90) boxes provided each year.