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Mute Swan 1

F/6.3, 1/1000, ISO 450.

Mute Swan

What do you call a funny chicken?

A comedi-hen

Interesting Fact: Mute Swans form long-lasting pair bonds. Their reputation for monogamy along with their elegant white plumage has helped establish them as a symbol of love in many cultures. ( https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Mute_Swan/lifehistory )

Bonus Valentine Facts:Β  Feb. 14 was officially designated St. Valentine’s Day in 1537 by King Henry VII of England. ( http://www.ibtimes.com/valentines-day-facts-history-fun-ideas-free-burritos-singles-awareness-other-things-1813226 )

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28 Comments

  1. Today the third post with my favorite animals. They are just lovely! ☺ Thanks for sharing!

  2. So lovely. About 1950 our swans were almost disappeared because of hunting, terrible, then a writer YrjΓΆ Kokko started to take care of swans, writing a book and he succeeded to save birds and now they are spred all over the country.

    • Wow, that is a really awesome story. Thank you very much for sharing it with us. I enjoy learning new things. Happy Blogging. πŸ™‚

      • You’re welcome Lukas.! My pleasure.! Happy Blogging for you too.! 🍁

  3. Wonderful shot! We have many trumpeter swans here in Jackson Hole, which are a little different but equally elegant. Thanks for sharing!

  4. I love swans, and I think I have the matching shot to yours on this post, I ‘d love to send it to you!

    • Is that the ones that you had on your page because I popped in and checked it out. Thank you very much for stopping by and checking out my work. Happy Blogging! πŸ™‚

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