A sea of rubber duckies go surfing at Huntington Beach Pier in a yearly ritual

It’s seldom you see thousands of ducks paddling about the Pacific Ocean in Huntington Beach– annually, to be specific.

  • Over a thousand of rubber duckies are dumped in the ocean as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Over a countless rubber duckies are dumped in the ocean as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Group, a not-for-profit that provides clinical as well as dental take care of Orange Area’s families in demand during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Picture by Ana P. Garcia, Adding Photographer).

  • Over a thousand of rubber duckies are dumped in the ocean as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Over a hundred of rubber duckies are unloaded in the sea as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a not-for-profit that gives clinical as well as oral take care of Orange County’s households in requirement during The Yearly Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Picture by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Digital Photographer).

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  • Zoe Duncan, 11, looks at the rubber duckies along with her family after over a thousand of duckies were dumped in the ocean as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Zoe Duncan, 11, considers the rubber duckies along with her household after over a hundred of duckies were discarded in the ocean as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Group, a not-for-profit that offers medical and also dental take care of Orange Area’s family members in requirement during The Yearly Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Surfers are seen as rubber duckies drift by after over a thousand were dumped in the ocean as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Internet users are viewed as rubber duckies wander by after over a thousand were discarded in the ocean as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a nonprofit that gives medical and also dental take care of Orange Area’s families in demand throughout The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Image by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • A boy helps collect rubber duckies along with hundreds of other people after over a thousand rubber duckies were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    A kid aids gather rubber duckies in addition to thousands of other individuals after over a thousand rubber duckies were unloaded in the ocean from the pier as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Group, a not-for-profit that supplies medical and also dental look after Orange Area’s family members in requirement throughout The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Picture by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Hundreds of people help to collect rubber duckies after over a thousand duckies were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Numerous individuals assist to collect rubber duckies after over a thousand duckies were disposed in the sea from the pier as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Group, a nonprofit that supplies medical and oral take care of Orange Area’s family members in demand throughout The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Picture by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • Hundreds of people help to collect rubber duckies after over a thousand duckies were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Thousands of individuals aid to collect rubber duckies after over a thousand duckies were disposed in the ocean from the pier as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a not-for-profit that provides clinical and also oral treatment for Orange County’s households in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Picture by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Hundreds of people help to collect rubber duckies after over a thousand duckies were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Numerous individuals aid to gather rubber duckies after over a thousand duckies were dumped in the sea from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a not-for-profit that offers clinical and also dental take care of Orange Area’s households in requirement throughout The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Image by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Hundreds of people race to the beach to collect rubber duckies after over a thousand were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Hundreds of individuals race to the coastline to accumulate rubber duckies after over a thousand were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a not-for-profit that gives medical and also oral take care of Orange County’s family members in requirement during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Image by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • Hundreds of people race to the beach to collect rubber duckies after over a thousand were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Numerous people race to the beach to gather rubber duckies after over a thousand were unloaded in the sea from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical as well as dental care for Orange Area’s families in need throughout The Yearly Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, Might 19, 2018. (Image by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • Volunteer Maria Delacruz, from Concordia University Irvine, carries a basket of duckies while people fill them up as more than a thousand  rubber duckies were dumped at the beach off the Huntington Beach Pier as a race fundraiser Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Volunteer Maria Delacruz, from Concordia University Irvine, carries a basket of duckies while people load them up as more compared to a thousand rubber duckies were disposed at the beach off the Huntington Coastline Pier as a race fundraising event Saturday, Could 19, 2018. (Photo by Ana P. Garcia, Adding Photographer).

  • A boy helps collect rubber duckies along with hundreds of other people after over a thousand rubber duckies were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    A young boy assists gather rubber duckies together with thousands of other individuals after over a thousand rubber duckies were unloaded in the ocean from the pier as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a not-for-profit that supplies clinical as well as oral look after Orange Region’s households in requirement during The Yearly Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Photo by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer).

  • Several people help collect rubber duckies after over a thousand were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical &  Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Numerous individuals assist gather rubber duckies after over a thousand were disposed in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Group, a not-for-profit that provides medical and also oral take care of Orange County’s families in need throughout The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, Might 19, 2018. (Image by Ana P. Garcia, Adding Professional Photographer).

  • Volunteer Maria Delacruz, from Concordia University Irvine, carries a basket to collect duckies along with other volunteers as more than a thousand rubber duckies were dumped at the beach as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical &  Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Volunteer Maria Delacruz, from Concordia College Irvine, carries a basket to gather duckies in addition to various other volunteers as even more compared to a thousand rubber duckies were disposed at the beach as a race profiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a nonprofit that supplies medical and also oral take care of Orange County’s families in demand throughout The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, Could 19, 2018. (Photo by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • Kylee Condon helps collect rubber duckies along with hundreds of other people after over a thousand rubber duckies were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical &  Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Kylee Condon aids accumulate rubber duckies together with hundreds of other individuals after over a thousand rubber duckies were disposed in the sea from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a nonprofit that provides medical as well as oral treatment for Orange Region’s families in demand throughout The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, Might 19, 2018. (Image by Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Several people help collect rubber duckies after over a thousand were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Several people help accumulate rubber duckies after over a thousand were dumped in the sea from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a not-for-profit that provides clinical and also dental look after Orange Region’s families in requirement during The Yearly Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, Could 19, 2018. (Photo by Ana P. Garcia, Adding Professional Photographer).

  • Volunteer Diane Santos, from Concordia University Irvine, dumps a basket of rubber duckies in a truck as they were collected from the beach after over a thousand rubber duckies were dumped in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & Dental Group, a nonprofit that provides medical and dental care for Orange County’s families in need during The Annual Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Beach on Saturday, May 19, 2018.  (Photo by  Ana P. Garcia, Contributing Photographer)

    Volunteer Diane Santos, from Concordia College Irvine, unloads a basket of rubber duckies in a vehicle as they were collected from the beach after over a thousand rubber duckies were disposed in the ocean from the pier as a race benefiting AltaMed Medical & & Dental Team, a nonprofit that supplies medical as well as dental take care of Orange County’s family members in need throughout The Yearly Duck-A-Thon in Huntington Coastline on Saturday, Might 19, 2018. (Picture by Ana P. Garcia, Adding Professional Photographer).

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On Saturday, Might 19, some 4,000 charming little rubber duckies were released off the Huntington Beach Pier to browse back to shore as followers supported them on.

The yearly routine benefits AltaMed Medical & & Dental Group-Huntington Beach, a nonprofit that gives medical as well as oral care for Orange County’s families in need.

First yellow bird back won $1,000 for its enroller — 100 times its price.

Although less in number, a sea of ducks will be out once again Sunday, May 20, at 1 p.m. when ducks bought by organisations complete for prizes.

The three-day Duck-a-Thon includes an art celebration, games as well as kid-friendly attractions such as a rock-climbing wall surface.

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