The swans in Town Pond are enjoying their celebrity again this year. With only three cygnets they're getting very focused attention and everyone seems to have a photo to show. Just check out Facebook and they're everywhere. Especially adorable are the ones with little ones riding on mother swan's back.
We were down at Three Mile Harbor last weekend at an event which was held at East Hampton Point, a restaurant with one of the most beautiful settings in town. As we stood out on the deck overlooking the boats in their slips at the dock, there they were: another family of swans happily gliding along in and amongst the boats, clearly at home in this little corner of the world at the very end of the harbor. It was beautiful to see, looking as effortless as possible. No doubt their legs are working hard under the water, but from our vantage point there was nary a ripple.
Swans are not native around these parts, but they have made themselves at home and they are beautiful to look at.