Whooper Swans Flight

Flying and the Art of Levitation as Practised by Swans

Flying and the Art of Levitation have fascinated me since I was a child when I frequently made unsuccessful attempts to do either or both. I always believed that the reason I couldn’t ¬†fly was because I wasn’t trying hard enough. Somehow I knew that this potential ability should NEVER Read more…

Throwback Thursdays: 8

A weekly series where I revisit old photographs. Every November up to 2,000 Whooper Swans migrate from Iceland to spend the winter in West Lancashire. They leave again in November. And what a noise they make! Wonderful!

Martin Mere

BBC’s Autumnwatch might just have finished and the clocks changed only a week ago but, for me, the arrival of the Whooper Swans at Martin Mere heralds the start of winter. What a noise they make – you hear them long before you see them. So far there around 500 Read more…

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