[TN-Bird] Re: Trumpeter Swans in Franklin

  • From: Chris Sloan <csloan1973@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: TN-Bird Listserv <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:04:08 -0500

My friend reported that the swans were not present last night or this
morning.  If they turn back up, she will let me know.  They are apparently
visible from the road, and I'll post info on directions if they show up

Chris Sloan
Nashville, TN

On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Chris Sloan <csloan1973@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> A pair of what appear (from photos) almost certain to be Trumpeter Swans
> is hanging out at a small pond in a friend's back yard in Franklin
> (Williamson Co.); they arrived a week or so ago.  I do not know if it's
> visible from the road.  She said this same pair has been present the last
> couple of winters but this is the first time they've been here in summer.
> The photos seem to show that they are not banded, so it's an open question
> whether they are "wild" (from the newly established population) or
> escapes.  So far as I can tell, there are no summer records of black-billed
> swans in Tennessee, so it's exceptional any way you look at it.
> Chris Sloan
> Nashville, TN
> http://www.chrissloanphotography.com

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