With swan-goose hybrid. This is a reproducing population on Lady Bird Lake.
12/05/2014, 12:33 PM
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 1/100 sec, f/8, 60mm (EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM), ISO 800, Exp comp +1, B+W Circ Polarizer
12/05/2014, 10:43 AM
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 1/125 sec, f/4, 105mm (EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM), ISO 200 (auto), Exp comp +1
The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and (as a rare winter visitor) the far north of Africa. It is also an introduced species in North America, Australasia and southern Africa. The name 'mute' derives from it being less vocal than other swan species. Measuring 125 to 170 centimetres (49 to 67 in) in length, this large swan...