Cygnets Preening

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Almost-swans at the end of the summer

Earlier in the summer I photographed these cygnets as they wandered around St. Stephen's Green in Dublin's city centre, check out the picture here - Cygnets.

They've grown a lot and are now almost swans, standing close to people and preening in a relaxed fashion, they are quite tame because they get a lot of attention from locals and tourists, snatching bread from anyone within reach of those long necks. And what a summer it has been, with plenty of visitors from overseas and from all over Ireland visiting Dublin's parks the swans and ducks have been well fed.

I think there might be enough feathers on the grass here to make a good pillow or two.

Darren McLoughlin

International travel photographer and Irishman in search of the best bits of Ireland. Leading photography tours and experiences in Ireland.

Contributor to New York Times / Sunday Times / Irish Times

Cancer survivor.

Ask me about Ireland or about photography in Ireland.

https://darrenmcloughlin.com

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