NYSDEC vs. Mute Swans

Last year, the nesting mute swans closest to Lake Bluff were "harvested"--a rude termination of local wildlife. Will there be a Round 2? The following is from a recent Wayne County Star article, in which appear a few of my photos:

Robert Jarvis looked across Sodus Bay from the deck at the Bay Bridge Sport Shop Friday on Ridge Road and counted five pairs of mute swans. “They’re nesting and getting ready to have their babies,” said Jarvis, who works at the shop and has seen as many as 40 mute swans in the past few weeks when the ice started melting on the bay. The birds, beautiful and elegant, created a controversy last year. [continue article]


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