Swans

2 Species
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) on Nest This is definitely not my favorite bird, but I am including it for the sake of completeness. The mute swan population in the Rochester region has exploded in...
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) on Nest
This is definitely not my favorite bird, but I am including it for the sake of completeness. The mute swan population in the Rochester region has exploded in…
Mute Swan on Nest with Turtles No doubt, the turtles saw the nest as a convenient spot for sunning, but the sight seemed quite odd! Photographed at the East Spit of Braddock Bay, NY on April...
Mute Swan on Nest with Turtles
No doubt, the turtles saw the nest as a convenient spot for sunning, but the sight seemed quite odd! Photographed at the East Spit of Braddock Bay, NY on April…
Mute Swan Pair on Nest with Turtles This is the same nest as in the previous photo. When the 2nd swan joined its mate, it seemed less than thrilled about the turtles and drove many away.
Mute Swan Pair on Nest with Turtles
This is the same nest as in the previous photo. When the 2nd swan joined its mate, it seemed less than thrilled about the turtles and drove many away.
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) Family at Nest This family was photographed on film at Lake Whitney near New Haven, CT in May, 1989 shortly after the eggs hatched. The couple was locally famous for raising a...
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) Family at Nest
This family was photographed on film at Lake Whitney near New Haven, CT in May, 1989 shortly after the eggs hatched. The couple was locally famous for raising…
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) with Small Cygnets This mute swan with cygnets was photographed at Cape May Point State Park, NJ on May 13, 2014. Unfortunately, mute swans seem to be on the increase in this...
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) with Small Cygnets
This mute swan with cygnets was photographed at Cape May Point State Park, NJ on May 13, 2014. Unfortunately, mute swans seem to be on the increase in this…
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) in Flight Photographed at Cape May Point State Park, NJ on Oct 9, 2012. Unfortunately, Mute swans seem to be on the increase in this area.
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) in Flight
Photographed at Cape May Point State Park, NJ on Oct 9, 2012. Unfortunately, Mute swans seem to be on the increase in this area.
Mute Swan Adult in Flight Photographed at the East Spit of Braddock Bay, NY on April 24, 2022.
Mute Swan Adult in Flight
Photographed at the East Spit of Braddock Bay, NY on April 24, 2022.
Juvenile Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator) Photographed on film at Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY in January, 1996. It may have come from a captive breeding and introduction program at Wye Marsh in...
Juvenile Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator)
Photographed on film at Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY in January, 1996. It may have come from a captive breeding and introduction program at Wye Marsh in…
Immature Trumpeter Swan Preening It was preening along the dike at Knox-Marcellus Marsh near Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in western New York State on Aug. 27, 2017.
Immature Trumpeter Swan Preening
It was preening along the dike at Knox-Marcellus Marsh near Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in western New York State on Aug. 27, 2017.