Well, not all of them: here's just four of the nearly fully grown ducks, preening on our patio after an energetic swim.
Don't worry that there are only four shown; all eleven are still going strong:
This was the view after a lot of energetic swimming, splashing, and diving. First, however, they needed a bit of an ice-breaker, as the pond was still frozen in places.
Mother arrived afterwards, paying a flying visit.