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What's wrong with the swan
Posted By: sqjaw, 10-07-2012, 08:16 AM

Here two photo's of a swan yes there will be some noise but, probably
a fifth of the original dng

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10-07-2012, 08:23 AM   #2
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Loss of detail in the burnt-out areas? Lack of sharpness? I don't know, what else could be wrong here or am I barking up the wrong tree?

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I am sorry for lack of information on the swan ! look at the webbed foot, I have never seen a swan do this:


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Loss of detail in the burnt-out areas? Lack of sharpness? I don't know, what else could be wrong here or am I barking up the wrong tree?

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It looks to me like he hurt his foot a bit on something, maybe cut it and he's keeping it out of the water because it stings a little when he puts it down the normal way. Some swans are tagged. Could be he has a tag on his foot and it's gotten half cut off and is irritating him, or maybe he got his foot snagged in a soda ring thing or some fishing line, and cut it. This is why you have to watch what you just throw away. Poor baby....

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sore foot indeed have never seen a swan do that before very strange.
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Many of the geese we get around here will stand on one foot for a spell.....not sure if that's connected. Animals always have a reason for their actions, unlike us! I'd surmise a foot or leg problem. Perhaps the swan doesn't want to draw fish to the injury or simply doesn't want to get it wet. Still safer in the water with a injury. I'm surprised the swan was able to get it's foot over it's back like that? Interesting photo!
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I have seen that before. I think it may just be having a stretch. They do tuck a leg up under their wings on occasion.

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I have seen waterbirds of many species do this hundreds of times. They are simply preening (cleaning with their beaks) their undersides.
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I have similar shots of geese, ducks and pelicans. None of them seemed to be suffering so I'm guessing that it is just a natural pose they use occasionally.
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