Saturday, 23 May 2015

Swanning around

I think this may be one of last year's mute swan cygnets on the River Aire, its plumage still slightly grey-brown and its beak quite pale. Swans mate for life and this one doesn't yet seem to have made a match. It was idly swimming up and down the river - swanning around, in fact!


  1. A very serene and restful picture. Swans generally have a couple of years of "swanning around" before they get down to the serious business of raising a family.


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