Over the garden gate
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Swan, Mute with cygnets
Photo by Impy,UK
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Cygnets are born during June and are cared for by both parents. They will stay with their parents for 12 months before leaving the area and joining other immature and non breeding Swans. Mute swans take 4 years to reach breeding maturity.
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