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BRITISH COLUMBIA: "t’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a swan that loves to follow float planes.
Nestled at Victoria’s Inner Harbour, there is a local celebrity that has caused headaches, laughs, and on several occasions hitched plane rides with Harbour Air, without ever paying for a ticket.
“Trumpeter swan. That crazy trumpeter swan,” said Jacques Sirois, birdwatcher and chair for the Friends of Victoria Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary.
The Swan — known as “Swanson” — seems to have grown an attraction to the airline company’s floatplanes. For the last few years, it has been known to follow the planes as they taxi in and out, and also fly alongside planes as they take off." Watch the videos...
IDAHO: "I spent Monday morning at Deer Parks Wildlife Management Area walking the cleared trails through the corn field and the “cover-crop” field watching hundreds of swans flying from the Snake River into the fields. A few were feeding, but most were loafing in the disced fields where they were safe from predators. I did not see large flocks of ducks because they came in later after I had left." Read more, see the photos
ONTARIO: Read the story of how trumpeter swans were restored to Ontario.
OHIO: Thinning ice was spotted in Ohio...read the article, see the photos
MONTANA: The Blackfoot Challenge began its successful trumpeter swan restoration program in 2005. This update includes the travels of some of those swans, including swans reported through Trumpeter Watch. Read more...
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