On the bank of the Little Campbell River, Semiahmoo Reserve, this mallard led her brood through the grass:
Three little heads
They jumped off the edge, to join Daddy in the river ...
... got themselves organized, and swam off upstream.
With mallards, there's always a straggler.
And on the shores of the Nicomekl River, ten obedient little goslings stayed close to their parents:
I love those big, floppy feet!
Under the parent's watchful eye.