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** Blue winter whisper

My Grandma Perry said she was coming back as a swan, because they were beautiful.

The TRUMPETER SWAN is a species of swan found in North America. The heaviest living bird native to North America, it is also the largest living species of waterfowl with a wingspan that may exceed 10 ft. Adults usually measure 4 1/2 - 5 1/2 feet long. Around 85% of the world's breeding population is found in Alaska

The Trumpeter Swan is the heaviest living bird native to North America. They are also the largest living species of waterfowl with a wingspan that may exceed 10 ft.

Makes me think of the swans in Springbank Park in Ontario, swimming through the willows along the waters edge.

Explore Hilary Chambers away for a week's photos on Flickr. Hilary Chambers away for a week has uploaded 7838 photos to Flickr.

Cygnus Olor, The mute swan. A very old legend says that swans are mute throughout their lives but sing beautifully and mournfully just before they die.

Swans are extremely graceful and great to watch. Don’t get too close though, they are territorial birds

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