Posts tagged 'Pond'
The cygnets have now reached the time to depart from their parents. Though they are not quite there yet, it will not be long.
Over the last few weeks we have witnessed greyish brown feathers turn into the beautiful white plumage of an adult swan.
So who is swanning around, while the rest of us go about our business?
During each year we have lots of feathered visitors come and go, but for a long time we have not been visited by swans. Then, late last year, this all changed when pondweed grew and took over the pond – not good for the aesthetics of the pond, but great for biodiversity as it became a great food source for a family of swans. Continue reading »