Sleepy cygnets

All was quiet down in the harbour this morning and the mute swan family were taking advantage of the tranquillity and resting in the seaweed on the shore.

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All five cygnets were huddled together sleeping as the parents dozed nearby, but alert to any danger that might threaten their youngsters.

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After several minutes a cygnet stirred, waking it’s siblings and setting off a chain reaction of stretching and yawning before they all settled down once again

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A few photos captured, I left the family to  enjoy their afternoon nap in peace.

All photographs copyright of Claire Stott/Grey Feather Photography 2017 ©
http://www.greyfeatherphotography.com

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