Silent Sunday: Welcome to the World

a swan family on the river with six cygnets
a pair of swans with seven one-week old cygnets
close up of two one-week old cygnets on the river
six one-week old cygnets feeding in the river with their mother

It was a true delight to see our local swans with seven one-week old cygnets on the river yesterday.

Wishing you all a blessed Sunday and a peaceful week ahead,

with love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Settings: f/5 – 1/320 s – ISO 200, f/5.6 – 1/800 s – ISO 200 and f/5.6 – 1/640 s – ISO 200.

We are deeply honoured and delighted that the second photograph above has been included in the Nairn River Swans & Waterfowl Trust’s 2022 Calendar. A warm-hearted thank you to Joe Telfer for all his work and to Iona Gibson for putting this beautiful calendar together.

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

46 thoughts on “Silent Sunday: Welcome to the World”

    1. Thank you kindly dear Lois and much love to you, Parker, Piper and Pumpkin from all of us here πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸˆ xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Sue and for hosting this lovely challenge πŸ’– xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Betty, it’s a pleasure to share these moments with you πŸ€—πŸ’žπŸ™ xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Cathy, fingers crossed all will go well πŸ’—πŸ™ Hope you are having a great weekend and much love from our house to yours πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ• xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Sandy, they’re so lovely and you can already see a glimpse of their personalities πŸ’› xxx

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    1. Aww thank you so much for your kind words dear Anne, fingers crossed all will go well for your swan parents too πŸ’œπŸ™ xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Nia, so glad you enjoy seeing the new cygnets too πŸ’› xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Ju-Lyn, it’s so lovely to see πŸ’›

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