20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Trumpeter Swan Cygnets

A pair of Trumpeter Swan cygnets feed in the shallows of Crystal Lake in Alberta where they and three more siblings hatched this year. They are a testament to the success these birds have had in making a remarkable comeback from near extinction.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Camera: NIKON D7500
Copyright: © Heather Mellon