When I arrived at this iconic venue and parked my car - a woman walking her dog saw my camera and tripod and asked if I was there to photograph the 'nesting swan'? Having no idea about such a bird - I fired off my stock answer that I was prepared to shoot anything that got in front of my lens. She laughed and I went on my way.
At this point I was exactly half way around the lagoon. Though two of them are difficult to see here - there are three dogs in this capture. Much barking and jumping ensued as they got near one another - their humans tugged them apart. What impressed me was that I saw a swan right behind the dogs (framed here by the three people at left) and she didn't so much as look in the dogs direction - completely uncaring about all of the fuss.
After the dogs moved on - it seemed like time to visit this swan. (tomorrow)
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