29 November 2014

Swans at Lake Matalajärvi







Whooper swans (Finland's national bird),
mute swans, Canada geese and ducks
resting at Lake Matalajärvi 23.11.2014.

I'm linking to
I'd Rather B Birdin'
Scenic Weekends




34 comments:

  1. Hello Gunnila,
    Beautiful series of wild swans.
    Real winter already in your country.
    A very nice weekend.
    Best regards, Irma

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    1. Thank you Irma! It almost felt like winter last weekend, but then it got warmer again.

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  2. WOW! So many Swans. Have a lovely weekend.

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    1. Thank you Margaret! They'll stay as long as the lake isn't frozen over.

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  3. It is neat seeing large groups of the swans and geese together. The swans are beautiful. Great shots!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! If I'm lucky I see them like this in the spring when they arrive and in the autumn when they leave.

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  4. Gunilla, I've never seen so many swans together, we see Canadian Geese like this. ave a special day. Tom The Backroads Traveller

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    1. Thank you Tom! I might see them like this both in the spring when they arrive and in the fall when they leave.

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  5. Delightful photography of the gathering of swans! Beautiful!

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol
    http://www.acreativeharbor.com

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    1. Thank you Linda! It was a noisy bunch.

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    1. Thank you Helma! It's wonderful to see and hear them.

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  8. Så flotte bilder av svanene! De er så vakre :)

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    1. Tusen tack Marit! De var högljudda också. :-)

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  9. love the mix of geese and swans

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  10. Such a beautiful scene on a winter like day! Gorgeous images Gunilla.

    And once again, I send thanks for sharing your link at I'd Rather B Birdin'

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  11. Wow.....so vile Schwäne...
    eine fantastische Fotoserie....
    Liebe Grüße, Karin

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  12. Wonderful to see these characters mingling together and enjoying the water together.

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  13. Wow! So many swans! Beautiful!

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  14. ah, you got a swan lake. The ice keeps them together :) Love the shots.

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    1. Thank you Monica! Not much open water left for them to swin in. They'll leave soon.

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  15. Like a scene from a fairytale! Love these shots!

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  16. Mieletön määrä joutsenia. Upeat kuvat. Olit onnekkaasti oikealla hetkellä oikeassa paikassa.

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    1. Kiitos Orvokki! Joutsenet ovat edelleen täällä, mutta avovettä ei enää juurikaan ole.

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