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Swan Song on Mute

After posting the picture yesterday, I decided to check out whether a mate could be purchased and introduced to "Swanee". It appears that Swanee's future is bleak since he is a Mute Swan and many states consider mute swans to be an invasive species making it illegal to introduce them to the wild. Invasive or not, they are expensive. I found one site that sells them for $1180. So Swanee will be staying single unless a mate happens to fly by and stop in.
I did read that sometimes mute swans are used to discourage Canadian Geese from sticking around. I wonder if the homeowner's association invested in a little "goose proofing."

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