Tundra swans making a pit stop in southeast Michigan

Tundra swans (Anseriformes: Anatidae: Cygnus columbianus) spend their winters near parts of the east and west coasts of the United States. In spring they migrate northward near the arctic circle to mate and raise their young. The other day just over a dozen of these birds stopped by a flooded field near Blissfield, Michigan to take advantage of the standing water and food.

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