Juvenile Mute Swan.
Taken at RSPB Greylake, Somerset.
A pen with 7 chicks was resting on a narrow board-walk in the reserve. Whilst she was 'happy' for me to photograph her and the young close-up – in some cases using a much 'shorter' lens than for this image – she flatly refused to let me pass. I had to go back the way I had come.
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