Durham, North Carolina

4711 Hope Valley Road
Durham, NC 27707
In the Woodcroft Shopping Center

 (919) 401-4928

Monday - Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Jeanne Mauney Franchise Store Owner

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A Few Neat Nesting Notes

What’s more fun than Fun Facts about nesting birds!  

  • Q: Which bird lays the largest known clutch of eggs? 
  • A: Northern Bobwhite quail have been known to lay 28 eggs in a single nest! 
  • Q: Which bird raises the most broods of young in single year? 
  • A: A Mourning Dove can have up to six broods per year. 

  • Q: Which bird has the shortest incubation time before their eggs hatch? 
  • A: The eggs of several song birds, such as the Black-capped Chickadees take only 11 days to hatch after being laid. 

  • Q: Which bird has the longest incubation period in North America? 
  • A: The California Condor incubate its eggs for up to 50 days before they hatch. 

  • Q: Which is the oldest known bird to successfully raise young? 
  • A: A Laysan Albatross has successfully nested on Midway Island for past 69 years!