Date: 1/29/17 8:59 pm From: Joey Kellner <vireo1...> Subject: [cobirds] Re: Could the Trumpeter swan at Chatfiled be injured or sick?
I do not believe there is anything "wrong" with this Trumpeter Swan. This bird has been seen to swim, eat, fly, etc. This bird could leave at any time. As David says, Colorado has MANY records of swans spending the winter on small ponds.
Joey Kellner Littleton, Colorado
On Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 9:42:42 AM UTC-7, Matt Crooks wrote: > > I don't know much about swan behavior but having it stay in the same small > largely iced-over pond for 30 days seems odd. Don't they usually pass > through in a few days at most? > > Just curious if anyone has thoughts or has experienced such an extended > stay from a single bird? > > Regards, > > Matt C. Littleton. > >