Tag Archives : wildfowl


PhotoFriday 3: Mute Swan 1

The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)   Did you know…… Mute swans often mate for life as a monogamous couple. They even raise the cygnets as a pair. Mute swans often use the same nest each year, restoring it if neceassairy.

Mute Swan Cygnus olor male showing off sunset pink water

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38. Photography Bestof 2014 2

 1. If it Walks Like a Goose And it Talks Like a Goose…. As soon as this Army of Cuteness arrives, the most fanatical birder goes “awwwwwwww”. Bold loitering spontaneously share their sandwiches, a homeless worriedly counts whether they are as many as yesterday.   2. Interview by Bored Panda “Talented Dutch nature photographer Roeselien […]


34. The Night Heron or Backpack Quack (untranslatable Dutch pun*) 1

Herons aren’t familiar for their refinement. Too often, I watched them fly the streets like a drunk, leaving a trail of nearly beheaded cyclists, due to a literally heavy meal. Or worse: they catch a fish, so big that –oops, silly detail- it just doesn’t fit through their throat. Oh well, some animals are simply […]

black-crowned night heron,Nycticorax nycticorax,night heron,portrait