10:21 AM: The photo is from David Hutchinson, after he spotted baby Canada Geese along Harbor Avenue for the first time this year. He’s photographed them over the years and shared photos with us to share with you, but more than the cuteness factor, this serves as a warning to drivers and riders in the area too – Canada Goose families are known to cross the street (here’s another photographer’s view from a decade ago), so please be extra-careful in the area.

ADDED 3:37 PM: Theresa Arbow-O’Connor just sent these photos, also taken off Harbor Avenue:

7 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE WILDLIFE: Gosling alert"

  • ~Hockeywitch~ May 8, 2021 (4:39 pm)

    So sweet, cute, and fuzzy before they turn into man eaters…LOL.  ;)

    • waikikigirl May 9, 2021 (10:11 am)

      LOL!!!!!  Hockeywitch are you speaking from experience!?

  • Lisab May 8, 2021 (11:01 pm)

    Absolutely beautiful!!

  • Gratitude May 8, 2021 (11:29 pm)

    Thank you for the reminder to: slow down; appreciate the natural world around us; help save the lives of those less less able to survive the human/cement overhaul of our world. Thanks for the beautiful photos💜

  • Jeannie May 9, 2021 (2:13 am)

    And PLEASE be sure your doggies keep their distance.P.S. I was waiting for the silly Gosling joke:

  • Robin May 9, 2021 (10:15 pm)

    Oh the time I brought home a “baby duck” because it was abandoned and several humans at my office already touched it… raised that baby Duck in a kiddie pool in my back yard to become a Goose!Never thought to look up what a baby Duck looked like….

  • Trileigh May 10, 2021 (1:16 pm)

    It’s a myth that parent birds will abandon a baby bird if it’s been touched by humans. Of course, you shouldn’t touch a wild bird in any case, except if its survival is at risk otherwise.

    Here are guidelines from Audubon about what to do if you encounter a baby bird: https://www.audubon.org/news/what-do-baby-bird

    LOVE the gosling photos!!

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