3 Replies to “Pic du Jour #52: “Cough!””

    1. These black swans were originally given to the City of Lakeland by the Queen of England, and every year they receive a physical (“cough!”) as befitting royalty. City workers at this time also round up young cygnets to be raised in protective custody, otherwise they get stolen.

      If you want to watch their capture, click on this link and scroll to the bottom for a short video.
      https://oopsjohn.wordpress.com/2013/05/02/the-chauvinistic-cygnet-his-obtuse-sisters/

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      1. Upon revisiting the post, I remember those wonderful photos you took in 2013. Video still interesting. And nice to get to see an adult black swan!! (specially since I thought it was a goose!!)

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