It’s common for swans to carry their sidling on the back, that usually happens when the cygnets are days old. The new born are lazy and tend to hitch a ride on mummy express. But this is the first time in many years I witnessed and photographed the most precious moment of the mute swan family at Carrollton Texas, at the right time and shooting distance. It was the year of 2012, they hatched 6 cygnets but sadly, none survived.
Mute Swan Family – Cygnet piggyback ride
- Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
- EF 500mm F4L IS USM
- ISO 400, 1/3200s, F5.0 ,500mm
- Carrollton Texas
- April 07, 2012
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