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Black Swans and their cygnets

On a small lake, black swans with cygnets, adults with necks craned, and a mallard duck flying splashily away.
Photo by Miraz Jordan.

Back on the 4th of May 2022 I spotted 'our' two black swans on the lake at the end of the road. They had 4 cygnets with them.

Two black swans on a small lake, with 4 grey cygnets.

I didn't see them again until today (23 May), and it seems they've lost one of the small flock. 

This item was updated on Monday 23 May 2022

I live at Waikawa Beach and love all the wildlife, fauna and flora.