Swan Family Outing Maple Glen Garden, Southland, New Zealand.Easter Sunday, 04 April 2021 ~Liz. Click on photo to enlarge. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 10 thoughts on “Swan Family Outing” Add yours Precious! ❤️ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Beautiful and so unusual. 🙂 I especially like the way the red in the beaks is picked up by red red flowers on the bank. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes I loved that too! I wonder if that match was a deliberate choice by the owners? It just might have been! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply What a good idea – and seems very likely. Bet that visitors love it. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I love these black swans–I have seen white ones before but these are even more striking, especially with the light colored cygnets. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply They look gorgeous as a family! As individuals I’m a bit wary of them, the male is fighting fierce when they’re nesting and will chase us if we go *anywhere* nearby. And those red eyes! LikeLike Reply Nesting birds can get pretty protective when nesting and these black swans do look pretty fierce. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Wow! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh, my gracious. They are darling. I presume the babies will turn black, too? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply At last I have a fellow admirer of this beautiful family, aren’t they special? The babies will turn black eventually but I’m unfamiliar with the in-between stage. When I see swans, which is just occasionally, I’ll try to spot older youngsters that are in the transition stage and get photos! LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.