Last updated 12/28/2021 at 3:01pm
Last year in January, I set a goal to find and photograph swans in the wild. I was fortunate to see Trumpeter Swans in Western Colorado last winter and in Wyoming at several different locations, at different times this year.
My favorite memory was observing a family of swans slowly float by along a slow and winding offshoot of the river that made big loops back and forth through a marshy area. I watched them from a distance.
Baby swans, known as cygnets can't fly for 3 to 4 months. Their parents keep them hidden in the marsh grasses when they are first born. As they start to get a little...