Thursday, May 26, 2011

Mute Swans - Cygnets Have Hatched

I promised to sit on the nest until the baby swans hatched. We drove to Woonsocket, SD just about every day when it got close to hatching time. We caught both the pen and the hob busily working on the nest when the cygnets began to hatch. The babies are beautiful!

The eggs have hatched! The long tradition of swans on Lake Prior continues with the hatching of four new baby cygnets. As the swan parents warily watch over their hatchlings several Woonsocket, S.D. residents stopped by to ensure their safety.

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