Wood ducks have visited several times in the last few days. On the 15th a hen was in the west nest box for many minutes, checking it out. I’ve created a video of her, digging, wiggling, investigating, spinning around, pretending to cover up eggs.
She did not lay an egg. It would be surprisingly early if she had done that. During the next week or two the hens typically are just investigating possible nest sites.
Here’s a link to the video: