SK6843 : High speed swan

taken 10 years ago, near to Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

High speed swan
High speed swan
On the River Trent at Gunthorpe Lock
When I was a child, my mother attributed the following comment to the then Bishop of Bath and Wells, referring to the swans on the Palace moat :-
"On the surface they are so graceful, but underneath they are paddling like hell!"
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SK6843, 141 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 January, 2008
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 686 437 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.1750N 0:58.7308W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 686 437
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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