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       Wing Tips on the Water 

A Sudden Burst of Running and Flapping
Across the Water Surface.

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Swan Wing-Tips on Water

  When you HEAR the Sound of Big Slapping Webbed Feet..
LOOK — WATCH !

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

Your Swans may be RUNNING and Flapping Across the Water.

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 When Captive Swans are Clipped they will NOT take to Air.

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

 Young Cygnets and Swans Enjoy Chasing Each Other.

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

You may SEE this Happy Behavior on
Private Ponds and Public Park Ponds and Waterways.

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

Humm is this FUN, Play…??  Or Trouble Heading Your Way !!Swan Wing-Tips on Water

MAYBE it will be a Hormonal Male Chasing Annoying Geese.

Swan Wing Tips on Water

The Urge to FLY will Always be Within a Swan.

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

This Series of Images Shows Some of the Wing Position of Flight.

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Swan Wing-Tips on Water

Swan Wing-Tips on WaterRUN “BROOKE” RUN.. 

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

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When Captive Swans are Pinioned they Can NOT take to Air.

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

The SOUND of BIG FLAT FEET Slapping the Water ! !

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

AWWW !  She has Run OUT of RUNWAY !!!

Swan Wing-Tips on Water

 

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This Page is a Work In Progress           Compiled Sept. 2017
 (c) Linda M. Sweger