March 2010.  `Lonely swan` Kilkishen. County Clare. Ireland.  The Whooper Swan Cygnus Cygnus is by far the most numerous and widespread, with more than 15,000 birds occurring across Ireland. They are quite often seen by day grazing in fields, and flighting to and from their wetland roosts at dusk and dawn. Whooper Swans migrate from Iceland

Lonely swan

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