May 12, 2018

Goslings and Ducklings

It's family time on our neighborhood lake! Geese and ducks are raising little ones.

Picture #1 shows a goose and gosling. I spotted them from our house and zoomed in. The next photo shows a "stop the car" moment. Often when I drive around the lake I see geese and ducks, but babies are a reason to stop and take a picture! Same thing for the next picture, which I took the next day. Daddy Mallard was just out of the frame, keeping an eye on the kids.

The family of Canada Geese showed up in our yard yesterday. They had gone away after the swan decoys were placed in the lake, but now they're back. The little ones have grown into big kids since I saw them before.

Sharing with Saturday's Critters and I'd Rather B Birdin'.


  1. So VERY precious!
    For sharing this special post with us birders this week at I'd Rather B Birdin', I thank you!

  2. Hello, I love the cute ducklings and goslings. They are all adorable. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Mother's Day, enjoy your day and new week ahead.

  3. ... and today (5/13) over here it´s Mother´s Day, cute pictures for that!

  4. Beautiful photos of lovely family's.
    Happy Mother's Day.
    Many greetings
    Maria from
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  5. A perfect post for Mother's Day WEekend!!

  6. I just posted a family with 17 kids. Happy Mothers Day

  7. What wonderful photos. Always something special about seeing the baby birds and moms and dads close by keeping watch. Hope you're having a wonderful day!

  8. It's always a wonder to me that those goslings become beautiful geese!

  9. oh I have not seen any goslings yet so that is such a pretty sight to see!

  10. It doesn't take long for the babies to grow.

  11. It's always neat to see the little ones.


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