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The Fab 5 returned and immediately were on the job as Pond CIOs (Community Information Officers). They are somewhat out of the loop I think. The Mama and her ducklings, 4 0f 9, follow in flanking position. Fab 5 are the little ones who were orphaned and then four of the five flew off. Remembers? if not you can catch duck dock on demand.
So something or someone had their attention and they were making their investigative approach.
The mama having been more up to date on pond affairs did not feel the same curiosity. Holding her position she called her little ones to retreat. I watched as they paddled their little duck boats to the south east reeds.
Unsure of what is in the quagmire the Fab 5 hold position.
I am watching this all go down. I know that the little guy to the left is our young merganser.
They KNOW I am watching as they move towards the little merganser. I think one is looking at me too. See?
The guys building a stupid house next door must have startled them. 4 of the Fab 5 take off. I like how they are walking on water. The little merganser and Fab One stay behind.
Pond life is real.