Merganser Ducklings

I love it when Mama Merganser parades her little ones past our house on the Alsea River!  One or two always seem to hitch a ride on her back.

Mama merganser with 7 chicks hitching ride
Mama merganser with 7 chicks hitching ride

At least until she dives.  If they’re going to get stronger, they’ve got to do it on their own!

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2 thoughts on “Merganser Ducklings”

  1. Hi, Jo!

    This is so adorable! I was amazed at how fast they are.

    ~julie~ 🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊
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