Recently in this space we have been showcasing themed groups of pictures. But today we have only one, just one picture!
Yesterday's theme was geese, and we had at least a dozen photographs of geese. Today's picture also has geese, but because they are not the prime attraction here, I have withheld the photograph until today. As you will see, and read, geese are pretty big, but swans are much bigger.
I know, pretty exciting!
I have seen swans only once before in Saint Minneapolis, on a lovely walk with my lovely wife out by the old Cedar Avenue Bridge. So when I was out along the largest of the wetland lakes at Crosby Farm Park, I did not entirely believe my eyes when I thought maybe I was seeing two swans by the far shore. I even had to look through the powerful zoom lens of my camera to be sure.
"Geese are pretty big." I said to myself, "But those white birds are way bigger!"
Then I added (in my head):
I took a few pictures. This is the one that turned out: