Haiku: Hello April

a male swan (cob) sitting on a freshly made nest

dressing spring
the kind eyes on a nest
river swan

Β© Xenia Tran

close up shot of a male swan on a nest giving a kind eye
close up shot of a male swan on a nest turning his left side towards me and giving a kind eye to the camera

Wishing you a all a very happy April and a great start to the week,

with love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/5.6 – 1/400 s – ISO 200, f/6.3 – 1/500 s – ISO 200 and f/6.5 – 1/500 s – ISO 200.

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Author: Tranature - quiet moments in nature

The stories, poems and photographs on Tranature are the original creative work of Xenia Tran, inspired by the natural surroundings of the Scottish Highlands.

21 thoughts on “Haiku: Hello April”

    1. Thank you dear Tina, it’s the male swan sitting on the eggs while mama swan is having a break for feeding – he’s a real beauty indeed πŸ™‚πŸ’– xxx


    1. Thank you dear Cathy, yes it’s the same pair nesting on the river – it feels like yesterday when they were building last year’s nest πŸ˜‰πŸ’– xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Amy and for hosting this lovely challenge πŸ™‚πŸ’–πŸŒ· xxx


    1. Thank you dear Laurie, the climate may be a bit too cold for them and you’re welcome to walk along with our swan family through the seasons
      πŸ™‚ πŸ’œ xxx

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    1. Thank you dear Pat, all good wishes for a happy April for you too πŸ€—πŸ’– xxx


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