Posted by: mdmusingsie | June 19, 2012

Cygnet Update 2

Although I check periodically, the cygnets have been elusive this past month.  I did see a parent with one child not long after the last update, and was worried that the nest of five or so had sadly shrunk down to a lone survivor.   Especially after the tricky adventure they had navigating upstream in my last update. However, today I was happy to see three on an outing with mom and dad.

As young children tend to be, they were quite active and it was a challenge to get the whole family in a single photo where one member wasn’t head underwater, tail feathers in the air searching for snacks, but perseverance paid off and I was able to snatch the family photo.  Enjoy!


  1. […] number of times over the course of the late spring and summer I would see a lone cygnet with a single parent. Never quite sure whether this was […]

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