Oh Daddy Clarence…

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Group fishing in and on icy waters.

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Young Hooded Merganser: “Hey, where did everyone go?”

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“Dad! Oh, Daddy! Where are you? These Canada Geese are getting obnoxious!”

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Young Hooded Merganser still calling: “Dad! Now it’s a Greater Scaup invasion! Where are you, Daddy?”

Young Hooded Merganser, in panicky voice: “Dad! The Goldeneyes are here! They’re catching everything in sight ! Daaa-dd! Help! Where are you!?!”

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“Dad! There’s an Eagle in the sky! Help!”

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“Mallards on the ice, Daddy! Hello !?!”

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Daddy Clarence: “Coming, son. I have you in sight. Not to worry.”

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“Dad?”

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“All right, now, son. All’s safe and sound.”

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Young Hooded Merganser after being rescued by Dad: “Daddy, I really wish you wouldn’t stop to fish just now. Let’s just get out of here!”

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Daddy Clarence: “It’s okay, son. We’re back to group. Just think of the experience as A Day in the Life on the water.”

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Credit:
Photos from the personal and copyrighted collection of Barbara Anne Helberg

 

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