Happy Mothers Day 2017!

In honor of all mothers (including those who quack like a duck) I thought it would be appropriate to repost this entry about a duck parade that marched through my community several years ago! rob paine duck parade 17 These days it is not unusual in parts of the D.C. Area to see foxes, deer or hawks. Even coyotes appear from time to time. Over the weekend though we were treated to  a parade of sorts as a momma duck lead 7 ducklings throughout the neighborhood skillfully navigating busy streets and weaving through backyards and waddling  between cars.  (please see more photos and text below) Continue reading