ST9102 : Grazing swans near Tarrant Crawford

taken 8 years ago, near to Tarrant Crawford, Dorset, Great Britain

Grazing swans near Tarrant Crawford
Grazing swans near Tarrant Crawford
Mute swans were known centuries as 'birds royal' because only the king, or those licensed by the Royal Swanherd, could keep them. Mutes are Britain's only resident species of swan and one of the world's heaviest flying birds, weighing up to 40lbs.
Here the swans are enjoying a bit of frosted grass.
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ST9102, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 February, 2010
Category
Grazing land   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 918 029 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.5348N 2:6.9906W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 920 029
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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