Mute Swan – forty years ago in my nature notebooks

It’s forty years since I drew this Mute Swan after seeing them, probably at the local park.

Mute Swan - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Now here I am at an RSPB reserve taking photographs.

Mute Swan - forty years ago in my nature notebooks - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I still feel a strange buzz of joy and fascination every time I see them.

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