We thought one of ‘our’ black swans from the lake had been killed — a neighbour saw a dead swan on the beach and one of ‘our’ pair was missing. I now suspect she was just being a diligent mum. Today we have a pair of adults and 5 little grey cygnets.

A pair of adult black swans launching into the lake with 5 pale grey fluffy babies behind them. Adult swans on the lake with babies close behind. Adult swans on the lake with 5 babies between them.

Miraz Jordan @Miraz