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Black Swan

Cygnus atratus


This black swan was probably the biggest of the many at the Mother of Ducks Lagoon in Guyra. It was quite a distance away from me, but it stood out because it was playing in the water and kicking up these amazing showers of droplets. For a Western Australian Aboriginal dreamtime story about black swans (which I found terribly tragic as a kid and still do as an adult), see

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

Lovely series.

ShannaB 10 years ago

@Leanne - I can't believe you've never seen one! You need to head south for a bit. : )

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

No matter what breed or where they are found ,all waterfowl seem to do pretty much the same thing. Splashing around,having fun in the water.

LeanneGardner 10 years ago

Beautiful Shanna. I'd love to see a Black Swan. I've never had the privilege.

harsuame 10 years ago

Gran espectáculo bello

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2365, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 20, 2012

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