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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mute swan on an algae covered pond

Discovered a family of three Mute swans on an algae-covered pond in Walhalla MI. This swan was the only one of the group to try and scare me away (with his partly raised wings) to protect the remaining two, I believe.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Walhalla, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Copyright: © Bill Savage