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Mute Swan

from Mail Online

All aboard! Mother swan takes babies under her wing for trip across the pond

Today, the Crown retains the right to ownership of all unmarked mute swans in open water, but The Queen only exercises her ownership on certain stretches of the Thames.

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from Mail Online

Bet he's ruffled a few feathers... Black swan stands out after gatecrashing group of 600 white ones at ancient swannery

The jet black swan has arrived at Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset and set up home with the resident 600 mute swans - which are all white. We get the black swans here in NZ

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from Mail Online

Will you give me a lift, Mum? And the sight of these cygnets can give us all a lift as it signals the start of summer

Mother swan hiding baby swan under her wings

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Valentine's Day: hearts in Nature

Valentine's Day: hearts in Nature - Telegraph

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Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). One of the most instantly recognisable of all British birds. Swans prefer shallow, slow flowing water where they feed on water plants, insects and snails. Until recently populations were in decline but since the ban on lead fishing weights numbers have started to recover.

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from Top Dreamer

36 Amazing Animal Hugging Photos

Beautiful. ..... SWANS http://www.pinterest.com/georgeschwenk/swans/ ..... http://www.pinterest.com/hoganlally/swans/ .....

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