Photo of the Week – Curvy & Countable

<p><i>Cygnus olor</i>, Anatidae<br />
Grant Narrows, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada<br />
Nikon D5100, 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6<br />
June 5, 2016</p>

Mute Swan

Cygnus olor, Anatidae
Grant Narrows, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
Nikon D5100, 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6
June 5, 2016

Unlike the Mute Swans of Stanley Park, which have had their wings clipped, the resident mute swans are truly feral and hence countable in a bird watching sense. This swan was being exceptionally cooperative swimming right up to the dike near the viewing tower whereas they are usually sighted far away at the southeastern end of Katzie Marsh.

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