I went out early yesterday morning around six to get ahead of the humidity and heat of the days we have been experiencing all week. I hadn't been to my favourite pond/lake area for a while and so I drove to that location. I found Cedar Waxwings and Canada Geese there. At first glance I saw a few Canada Geese very quietly swimming about in a patch of Pickerel Weed near the shore, then glancing further out I could see a flock of 15 or so. The group gradually rearranged itself and I could see that it was two families. One grouping with seven goslings and the other with seven. At first glance I did not notice a size difference but as each group lined up behind the taller Goose in the lead I realized I was watching two families of teen aged sized young ones. I thought the numbers were quite amazing too, as one family had seven survivors in there brood and the other had six.