Four swans a-swimming


This has been a good winter for seeing swans. However, by Christmas Eve, I had not seen any for nearly a month. Then four swans came a-visiting.

A family of Trumpeter Swans appeared at Kokanee Creek Park. The grey ones are the juveniles.

On Christmas morning, they were feeding at the mouth of the creek.

Then there were four swans a-swimming.


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6 Responses to Four swans a-swimming

  1. Trevor Goward says:

    …and a partridge in a pear tree!

    All best wishes of the Season to you, your family, and subscribers to this wonderful site!


  2. Lord Tennyson says:

    The Lords a-leaping that should be placed on the gibbet. I look forward to more red in tooth and claw this year, if the calendar is any harbinger.

  3. Helen says:

    Merry Christmas, Alistair!! and to all your followers!

  4. Merry Christmas to you and Dorothy, your intrepid assistant photographer. These swans were also reported at the small, shoreline wetland just upstream of the ferry crossing. It’s so great to know they have some habitat again – prior to Libby Dam’s completion (1973) wetlands were more numerous on the Arm.

  5. Citizen Smith says:

    Hopefully no Geese A’Laying at this time of year.

  6. Karen Pidcock says:

    Hope they’ll get counted on the Xmas Birdcount! Thanks…at least hope they’re still swimming on the 4th day of Christmas, Dec. 28!

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