The Current Normal – Pandemic Baby Boom

No, it is not what you think folks, but a recent walk around our City park shows that a baby boom is currently underway. Moms and Pops proudly show off and protect their little ones as they show them the ropes.

These photos were taken June 28, 2020.

2 little Coot-ie Pies, getting even Coot-er
2 baby coots paddle off shore as Momma gives me whatfor, for being too close
I’m getting the stink eye from Momma
Coot little chicks
this family headed for a swim when a dog approached
with each pair of parents hatching 5-8 new chicks, fear not. Lakes and ponds around North America will again be filled with Canada Geese and their sidewalks filled with goose poop – there will be no shortage due to Covid-19 and…… do not even think about hoarding!
Mom and Pop keep bumping their beaks into the ground….what are they eating?….all I see is goose poop and it tastes like S- – –
so many new goslings
these little flowers taste pretty good
we may look stupid, but at least, we are not texting
….I thought you brought the diaper bag!
4 adults, 15 goslings
seeing double
and triple

10 thoughts on “The Current Normal – Pandemic Baby Boom

    1. That is what they thought at first, but then they began wondering if all that time together could actually push couples apart. I know the maternity wards at Edmonton hospitals are seeing some pretty high numbers right now, but that more than likely relates to winter snuggles. Thanks for reading Bernie. Allan

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    1. Sometimes I look at the chicks and they appear like human toddlers. When they get tired, they just sit down, when they are close to a sibling, they take a peck at them and so on. It has just got to be a trick to even walk with a body shaped like that. Thanks for reading and commenting. Hope all is well. Allan

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