Monthly Archives: December 2010

Gadwalls in the bay

A male gadwall (Anas strepera) in Ashbridge’s Bay on a recent winter day. © BCP 2010 Wild About The City is struggling with computer problems and is unable to do frequent site updates. ARGGGHHH! While I am working to straighten out the digital mess I have found myself in, I will try to at least […]

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Penny speaks

Penny, Ashbridge’s female mute swan (Cygnus olor) communicates with her mate, Tycho, last week. © BCP 2010 Penny and her long-time mate, Tycho, are mute swans (Cygnus olor). Don’t know why they’re called mute; they’re anything but. Perhaps it’s because the male and female of the species speak to each and their cygnets so softly. […]

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