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This baby Mute Swan must be only about a week old. While Mute Swans are beautiful birds it is too bad they don’t stay this way.

Taken in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada

Nikon D300
ISO 640
EV 0.00
Spot Metering
No Flash
650 MM
WB Cloudy


birds, ecology, marsh, mute swan, nature, pond, stream, waterfowl, wetland, wildlife


  • John44
    John44about 3 years ago

    Hi Mike
    So cute..

    This is an excellent capture, where the point of view makes it all!
    Amazing colours and sharp fine details, very well done…


  • Hey John

    Haven`t seen you here in a while. It is a real cutie.

    – Michael Cummings

  • Elizabeth Bennefeld
    Elizabeth Benn...about 3 years ago


  • Thank you Liz :-)

    – Michael Cummings

  • ThePhotoMaestro
    ThePhotoMaestroabout 3 years ago

    Awww, what a cute little swan! Good placement too

  • Thank you very much. :-)

    – Michael Cummings

  • Victoria Jostes
    Victoria Jostesabout 3 years ago

    awwwwww. great capture, m! well done.

  • Thank you Victoria :-)

    – Michael Cummings

  • Sam Adele Haggan
    Sam Adele Hagganabout 3 years ago


  • Thanks Sam.

    – Michael Cummings

  • Scott Denny
    Scott Dennyabout 3 years ago

    Nicely done man…nicely done.

  • Thanks Scott, I just wish they were closer to me. I would love to follow their progress

    – Michael Cummings

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Alessandra Antonini
    Alessandra Ant...about 3 years ago


  • Thank you Alessandra

    – Michael Cummings

  • Scott Denny
    Scott Dennyabout 3 years ago

    If they are like geese, it does not take long and they are not so cute anymore. I mean they are still cute, but no as cute. :-)

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 3 years ago

    Perfectly composed. Such a cute little thing!

  • Thanks again Aunt Dot :-)

    – Michael Cummings

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