Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

Our resident breeding Swan and a very common sight on rivers, ponds and lakes. Fiercely territorial and aggressive, I have witnessed a number of 'disputes' as the images will testify.

Mute Swan with cygnets VP 2 7 09 IMG_9772

Mute Swan with cygnets VP 2 7 09  IMG_9772



Mute swans juv x 3 group VP 27 11 07 IMG_2308

Mute swans juv x 3 group VP 27 11 07 IMG_2308



Mute Swan juvs fly united Salthouse 23 10 08 IMG_6515

Mute Swan juvs fly united Salthouse 23 10 08 IMG_6515



Mute Swan x 2 flight Whitemoor Haye 17 1 09 MG_9876 1

Mute Swan x 2 flight Whitemoor Haye 17 1 09 MG_9876 1



Mute Swan juv landing Whitemoor Haye 17 1 09 IMG_9963

Mute Swan juv landing Whitemoor Haye 17 1 09 IMG_9963



Mute Swan juv landing Whitemoor Haye 17 1 09 IMG_9983 1

Mute Swan juv landing Whitemoor Haye 17 1 09  IMG_9983 1



Mute swans juv x 3 group VP 27 11 07 IMG_2316

Mute swans juv x 3 group VP 27 11 07 IMG_2316



Mute swans attack VP 27 11 07 IMG_2340

Mute swans attack VP 27 11 07  IMG_2340



Mute swans attack VP 27 11 07 IMG_2325

Mute swans attack VP 27 11 07  IMG_2325



Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5140

Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5140



Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5162

Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5162



Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5156

Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5156



Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5199

Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5199



Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5173

Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5173



Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5203

Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5203



Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5201

Mute Swan battle VP 26 10 08 IMG_5201



Cygnets x 2 VP 12 5 07 web IMG_5753

Cygnets x 2 VP 12 5 07 web IMG_5753



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