Monday, 25 March 2019

Mating Swans


Normally I have an idea whet I am going to post on Our World Tuesday in advance then the night before I write up the blog but there are times I m out and get some photos that throw the whole lot in the air. Last week I was walking around a small lake at the Campsite we go to and noticed a pair of swans dipping there heads in the water and then preening, while doing this they mad odd mewing noises. The swans were not the only reason I was there so I wandered off to see what I had come to see which took around 15 min.




They were still swimming together




Dipping their heads in unison





The the male mounts






the female. I had witnessed a mating ritual 





Then they faces each other 
Making a heart.
I Began to wish I had taken some video. I felt Privileged to have witnesses such a thing
Taking Part in Our World Tuesday



13 comments:

  1. Hello, lovely series on the swans! Enjoy your day! Have a happy new week!

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  2. Beautiful captures - I'd have loved to be there and hear the sounds.

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  3. Fantastic! So great to get to see that, good for you for paying attention and knowing it was worth going back.

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  4. A real priveledge to witness.

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  5. What a beautiful encounter you witnessed. That heart! Love that so much.

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  6. Oh to be a swan, such an elegant creature of the waters. Even they must abide to the laws of mother Earth.

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  7. Glub glub glub! Hope he didn't hold her under water too long (although it looks like she survived}!

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