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Family of swans

Swan family
Nikon D200, 200mm focus length, iso 400
Swan family at Heywood Gardens, Ballinakill, Co. Laois
Irish wildlife photography : Nigel Borrington

I took this images on a visit to Heywood Gardens, County Laois, two years ago and then place some of the photographs into an exhibition held in Callan, Co. Kilkenny the same year.

Heywood Gardens are not vast, but they offer one of Ireland’s most private wildlife locations.

12 responses

  1. 1annecasey

    What an amazing shot!

    May 14, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    • Thank you Anne, I had a smile on my face all the time I was with these little ones and their parents. Just one of the best times I have had with a Camera.

      They are just the most wonderful characters to watch!!!

      Thank you Anne πŸ™‚

      May 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm

  2. What a sweet and touching capture!

    May 14, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    • Hello Jackie πŸ™‚

      Thank you, I really enjoyed being near this guys, just wonderful to watch! πŸ™‚

      May 14, 2013 at 1:03 pm

  3. And what a beautiful family they are! The cygnets are adorable. Wonderful shot!

    May 14, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    • Hello Norma πŸ™‚

      Thank you, I love every moment of getting these πŸ™‚

      May 14, 2013 at 7:31 pm

  4. A sweet and beautiful shot of a happy little family, going about their business. Just wonderful, Nigel! πŸ™‚

    May 14, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    • Thank you Sharon πŸ™‚

      Yes the time spent watching them will be something I always remember πŸ™‚

      May 14, 2013 at 5:53 pm

  5. Yes…. and tender and beautiful images

    May 14, 2013 at 10:32 pm

  6. Oh wow!!! What a perfect capture! So sweet and romantic….

    May 15, 2013 at 10:58 pm

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