Unsettled Swans

As I watched these Trumpeter swans this afternoon, a boat with a fisherman had pushed the swans into deeper water and with no feed . Some rested a little , some spoke to one another and one or two just drifted around . Within fifteen minutes they would leave this area at sunset . Probably heading south for one of two things , food or the winter .

Friends

Probably normal under today’s circumstances, these two moose understand the advantage of traveling in pairs while skirting a normally frozen lake early one late October morning. Defense and companionship are the advantages in pairing up