Date: 7/17/17 5:56 am From: Jim Leonard <photojleonard...> Subject: [obol] Trumpeter Swans and Four Cygnets Sunriver
Trumpeter Swans and their four baby Cygnets photographed at Sunriver on July 13th. They started hatching on July 4th. The following information is from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology website. Trumpeter Swans are the biggest native waterfowl stretching to 6 feet in length and weighing 25 pounds or more. They are the heaviest flying bird requiring a 100 yard runway to get airborne. Photos by Jim Leonard.