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Sunday, 22 October 2017

Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melancoryphus)

Photographed at Slimbridge WWT in March 2017. In captive.

Please look at my website bobswildlife.co.ukThere is a photo of a Common Tealand  the Rabbit by Callum in  the 'Guest photographer'






39 comments:

  1. Hello Bob. Splendid portraits. This species is very beautiful.

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  2. What a fabulous bird, Bob. That face is amazing! Gorgeous captures, especially that last image.

    Take good care. Best wishes - - - Richard

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    1. Thanks Richard, yes, you are right about its face.

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  3. Hola Bob, magnificas y espectaculares fotos de este bello Cisne.Un abrazo.

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  4. I'm late visiting again. Busy with yard work - finally, tomorrow they are going
    to start replacing our fence sorely damaged by the hurricane...so, I want to note I appreciate your linking in at I'd Rather B Birdin' this week!

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  5. What an amazing bird. I didn't know it existed. Thanks Bob.

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    1. It is a truth, it comes from South America EC.

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  6. It's so pretty. I have to wonder: are Swans as bad tempered as Geese are?

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    1. Damn. You majestic, foul-tempered bastards.

      I've actually had a goose attack me for daring to walk within 30 feet of it. Felt bad giving it a boot to the fact but it genuinely tore my jeans.

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    2. Hi Robert, Oh dear, it was possibly protested at you coming to near it's young, only guessing.

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  7. What a lovely series of photographs, my favourite is the third one.

    All the best Jan

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  8. Beautiful--- And it's been my limited experience that swans are even more bad-tempered. But maybe I haven't met the right ones...

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  9. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful the swan.

    Groettie van Patricia.

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  10. Elegance and beauty personified........

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  11. Hello Bob, gorgeous shots of the swan. It is a beauty! Happy Monday, enjoy your new week ahead!

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  12. Geweldig mooi je hebt hem er met veel succes opstaan/.

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  13. Hi Bob. Superb photos. Very interesting bird.

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  14. Hi Bob. New species for me. Happy evening.

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  15. This is such a beautiful regal-looking creature, Bob.
    Wonderful photographs!

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  16. Hi Bob,
    Super set of images of this interesting swan, a bird I have never seen but wow what a wonderful head.
    All the best, John

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    1. Hi John, it has a wonderful head, look after yourself.

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  17. Hi Bob,
    What a Gorgeous Swan! Very good looking and nice colors!
    Briljant portraits. as usual ;-)
    Kindly regards, Maria

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  18. Beautiful portraits of this elegant bird.

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  19. La última fotografía, en la que se lo ve completo, es estupenda con la blancura del cuerpo, el cuello negro y el rojo sobre su pico.
    Un abrazo,

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  20. I feel as if seeing the swan in front my eyes. So vivid and beautiful. Wish you another good week.

    Yoko

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  21. Hi dear Bob.:) Spectacular photos. I am fall in love with the last one. PERFECTION. <3

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  22. Beautiful photos of a very stately model...

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