19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Six cygnets

At around two months old, these six cygnets were starting to grow into their adult feathers. After climbing onto the bank, they would start to nibble at their feathers, encouraging their brown baby coat to be replaced by their white, adult one

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Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Copyright: © Joanna Patterson-Cross