Trumpeter Swans in Cowichan Bay

One view I never tire of in the Cowichan Valley is the beautiful Trumpeter swans that spend their winter months in this region. Many of the flooded fields will have at least a few swans but other areas have perhaps hundreds. In many ways this is a real success story as the Trumpeter swan was either rare or extinct in much of the US and Canada except for a few isolated large groups.

Trumpeter swans in Cowichan Bay, Vancouver Island

Trumpeter swans in Cowichan Bay, Vancouver Island

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One Response to “Trumpeter Swans in Cowichan Bay”

  1. Edna Hirst says:

    beautiful photos….have you noticed that there are not many trumpeter swans in the field at Cowichan Bay. This is the first winter that we have noticed that the swans have not been there so much as in previous winters. Wonder if they have found other good feeding grounds…as a matter of fact we haven’t noticed them in such great numbers anywhere in the Cowichan Valley or in Cedar like we used to…..just wondered what your thoughts were on this matter??

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