Birding: Swans are loyal to their nests

  • by: VAL CUNNINGHAM , Contributing Writer
  • Updated: October 1, 2013 - 3:11 PM

Q: A pair of trumpeter swans nested on the pond behind our house and hatched four cygnets this spring. Within a few days, two of the cygnets had disappeared and the family moved to the other side of the pond. We’re wondering if the parents will come back to nest next year and what predator might have taken the young swans.

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