Flatbread Company in Portland had to temporarily close its patio after a mama duck and her babies made their nest in an old woodfired cauldron. Credit: Mike Hethcoat of Snapps Photo via CBS 13/WGME

PORTLAND, Maine — Make way for ducklings! Flatbread Company in Portland had to temporarily close its patio after a mama duck and her babies made their nest in an old wood-fired cauldron.

The restaurant said that the 13 ducklings have all hatched and plopped into the ocean Wednesday morning.

Flatbread Company in Portland had to temporarily close its patio after a mama duck and her babies made their nest an old woodfired cauldron. Credit: Mike Hethcoat of Snapps Photo via CBS 13/WGME

They are working to get the patio back open soon.

“Ok friends — thank you for being so patient as we waited to open our patio for our nesting Mallard. We are so honored mama duck chose our old wood-fired cauldron for the nest,” Flatbread Company said in a Facebook post. “We are some lucky ducks!”