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Take that look off your face Mildred

By SUE118
Mildred had to be moved from cemetery lake to Ornamental lake as a pair of swans arrived and gave her a beating. The groundsman and I rescued her and moved her but by the look she's giving she's one fed up swan. We are hoping to move her back at some point. Mildred managed to give Ian a thick lip and she gave me a kick on the inside of my thigh. She's a lovely bold gal but the stress of being beaten and the move won't do her any good. The RSPCA are aware and slot of us at the common will be keeping an eye on her.
Many thanks to those who gave awards, voted & commented on Gloria.

Tags: Swan Wildlife and nature Ornamental Lake Southampton Common

Voters: mrswoolybill, mike9005, woolybill1 and 26 more

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28 Apr 2021 7:39AM
Beautiful capture, along with a great caption, Sue.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2455 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2021 7:39AM
The goings-on at the Ornamental Pond - it's a veritable soap opera. Swans lead such complicated lives...
Lovely expression captured, I hope she settles in.
KingArthur 15 8 Malta
28 Apr 2021 9:03AM
Lovely capture

Joe Smile
28 Apr 2021 9:11AM
Well done Sue, not sure I would have been able to capture and move a Swan.
Great image though.

ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
28 Apr 2021 9:41AM
Beautiful photo
SUE118 Plus
13 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2021 9:57AM
Just to say I'm known as the crazy swan lady and the swan porn photographer. I'm not afraid of swans and this is due to the fact that I had a fantastic relationship with a pair of swans which sadley are not alive now. I also can't bear a animal in trouble and distress. Swans can weigh quite a lot but I have learnt over the years to basically go from behind grab the swan and sit on them. Works every time.
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
28 Apr 2021 10:22AM
Good picture and story Sue!
28 Apr 2021 10:37AM
Lovely image with excellent lighting and colour, Sue. Good to hear you're caring for the bird.SmileSmile
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2021 12:47PM
Blimey, you are brave Sue!
I hope your swan settles down and is happy in his new home.
28 Apr 2021 2:31PM
Great capture
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2021 7:25PM
So elegant. It really posed nicely for you...
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