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Do you think a particular Hen will nest in the same area every year? The reason I ask is, for 3 years in a row, I have seen a single hen in the same area near a ditch on my drive into work. Today she was wondering around looking lost in a ditch full of water. I'm half way betting that her clutch got wiped out last night from the storms.
 

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It may be a normally good nesting spot that multiple hens have been attracted to over the years. I don't know how a guy would know either way.
 

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It may be a normally good nesting spot that multiple hens have been attracted to over the years. I don't know how a guy would know either way.
The first two years I noticed her, she had a beard. I couldn't tell as I drove by today if she did.
 

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I would think the choice spots, will likely get nests. Is it the same bird, it wouldn't surprise me. I am no turkey botanist, but I do know that birds in general are likely to return to same nesting areas. :D
 

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Looks like a lot of nesting habitat is flooded here in St. Charles, about 15 hens and 5-8 toms all standing on the levee with water on both sides. Soccer fields all under water off Mid-rivers, we ha 4.60 inches of rain over night
 

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Its unlikely that it would be the same hen simply because its unlikely that a single hen would make it thru 3 nesting seasons.

Henry is correct in saying that its likely a good nesting spot and given that we are at or near carrying capacity based on available QUALITY nesting areas there will likely be a hen nest there until its changed or destroyed.
 

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