Baby swans on a hot spring morning.

A female wood duck up above and her 4 juvenile babies hanging out on a rock.

It’s always fun to see the baby swans.

Across the street from the lake, in front of the library in Lakeland, there were still 2 swans sitting on nests. At least they had a good shady spot away from the crowds and a nice view of the lake.

Two butterflies together on the street. Where they mating? I’ve never seen this before.

Photographing New Zealand

 

Seven swans a swimming

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They grow up so fast.  Baby black swans that are teenagers at this point.

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It’s nice to see more black swans around the lake.

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Looks like this swan was getting restless,watching for her babies to hatch.

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I took so many pictures of these little guys.  They were very curious.

Most of the swans were nesting when I walked around Lake Morton in late April. Only a few babies had been born and they were already all grown up. The city has each nest roped off so people don’t get too close.  The swans can be very aggressive if you come near the roped off area.

Linking to Saturday’s Critters