Hatch Year Swan

juvenile trumpeterFriends, this is a juvenile Trumpeter Swan, this years young called a hatch year bird.  They are gray with a pink beak, that is turning black as they mature.  There were four immatures with their parents on Main Dike  when we were on a sunrise shoot at Crex Meadows.  I was experimentingwith vignettes other than black, do you like?  til Tomorrow MJ

 

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Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on September 27, 2013, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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