Haiku: Hello April

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

dressing spring
the kind eyes on a nest
river swan

© 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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Misty Morning on the River


swan (pen) on her nest in the mist on the river with cob guarding the nest from the water


red breasted merganser swimming through the mist on the river


swan cob guarding the pen and her nest in the river

We wish you all a peaceful and relaxing Sunday.

With love, Xenia xxx


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