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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 10th June, 2008)

On Duty

On Duty
Mute Swan awaiting the arrival of this years brood.

Photo: Steve Carter  (Fuji Finepix A330)
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Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 10th June 2008 at 07:27

The female lays up to seven eggs between late April and early May. Both sexes incubate the eggs, which hatch after 35-41 days. The young birds, or cygnets, sometimes ride on their parents' backs and remain with the adult birds for four or five months.

Comment by: Ron D on 10th June 2008 at 08:55

Nice one. Where was it taken?

Comment by: Nicky on 10th June 2008 at 16:18

Awwww! I love swans!!! Great pic!!!

Comment by: Ellie on 29th April 2013 at 22:40

Nice picture!! where was it taken.

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