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The cygnet's father is a formidable bird. There is a photo here which shows what he is like. (Use the browser back button to return here after viewing it. But when he left the nest and joined his family the cygnet was not a bit in awe of him. He swam over to him and was very pert with him. The bit of weed he is eating he had just snatched out of his father's beak.

That is not rain in this photograph, but spray from the fountain.

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