Mute Swan layover

April 6, 2021

Arriving at the pond today I noticed what I thought were Tundra Swans. I’ve seen them over the last few years around the end of March, early April. They only stick around for a few days so I assume they use the pond as a layover on their trip north. When I got home and downloaded the images I discovered they weren’t Tundra, but Mute Swans. They’re distinguished by the prominent black nob at the base of the orange bill. First time I’ve seen this species on the pond.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s