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Friday, May 5, 2017

Photo shoot....

We went to the Heron Viewing station north of Danville, Illinois today...there was a pair of Mute swans.  I will share several pics here...

I suggest clicking to expand the view...














15 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

Your pictures are so beautiful!! Favorites are 5, 6, and the next to last. LOVE them!!!

Kim@stuffcould.... said...

These are gorgeous!

Mildred said...

Rose, these are extraordinary pictures. I love all of them.

Tom said...

...they show so well with the duck weed!

Sandra said...

so very beautiful and they make my heart feel warm and fuzzy looking at them, especially together. I have never seen a swan in the wild. I did see 2 black ones at Jungle Gardens..

Nancy Chan said...

Beautiful! They are so elegant and graceful. Have a happy day!

happyone said...

Swans are beautiful and you did a great job of capturing their beauty.
My favorite one is number 2.

Cat Lover said...

Rose, your photos are absolutely perfect! Love the close-ups.
Thanks for sharing them.
Robin

Klara S said...

These are wonderful pictures of swans!

L. D. said...

You have shared some very wonderful photos. I like all of them. You are good at composition and take greet shots. I think the swan is a beautiful bird and I don't see them very often.

CountryMum said...

Awhh wow! That is one photo shoot. Awesome photos.

Ruth Hiebert said...

Rose,these are wonderful pictures.

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Oh every one of the photos is my favorite - they are amazing - what a treat to find the swans.

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

Beautiful pictures. I live very near a bay in the St. Joseph River and there are swans all over the place, though I don't know if they are MUTE. They have been known to attack fishing boats and most that live along the river don't like them very much. But I think they are beautiful and enjoy them each and every time I see them.
xx, Carol

Red Rose Alley said...

So beautiful, Rose. The close-ups where they're craning their necks are lovely. I have a blog friend who takes pictures of Swans all the time. They are like family to her. She's on my side bar (Imagery by Kimberly) if you ever want to check it out. She is the dearest woman. Loved your pictures today, Rose. They were wonderful.

~Sheri

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