Hello and Welcome! The 3 remaining swans of Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park were relocated in August 2016 (to a truly wonderful "retirement" home) because the Lagoon had become extremely detrimental to them, but this website will continue to exist, and you are always most welcome to post your questions any time.

Re: Swan nest flooded, mother pacing  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Ken It depends if the eggs were completely submerged if the eggs are still viable. If she is still hanging around the nest or sitting on top, she knows they still have a chance to hatch. If the..
Swan nest flooded, mother pacing  by: Ken
Good Morning. I’m in Wichita, Kansas, and have looked for local resources to answer my questions but am coming up empty. Perhaps you can help me. There is a pair of Swans on a pond by home and the..
Re: Swans around 1 year old gently tug on our sleeves and trouser legs  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Shaun The swans are not being aggressive in the sense of trying to harm you. If anything, it means they are greeting you and impatient for you to provide their food. Enjoy the swans and thank you..
Swans around 1 year old gently tug on our sleeves and trouser legs  by: shaun
hi, we have 2 one year old swans in our local park who come out of their way to meet us daily. They whistle and bob their heads, I assume in greeting, and gently tug on our sleeves and trouser legs...
Re: Siblings mating  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Pat Yes, swan siblings will form a bond with each other, especially around 2 years of age, although we have seen siblings begin to mate at one year of age. So, if you are planning on finding the..
Siblings mating  by: Pat
Will sibling mute swans mate with each other? Thanks
Re: infected wing on mute swan  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Nancy Sorry about the location mix-up, your email address showed NC. In any case, we are trying to get you a contact for assistance. A veterinary contact advised us to have you contact Univ...
We’re Walking on Air!  by: Fiona
pic Having just returned home from a trip to see our former Lost Lagoon swans Tristan, Marika and Bijan in their new location, our happiness cannot be measured. We already knew they were in an ideal..
Remaining swans relocated (August 2016), now living at their new and wonderful "retirement" home  by: Fiona
For many years the beautiful Mute swans have graced the waters of Lost Lagoon, but over time conditions in their habitat have gradually deteriorated to the point where it's detrimental to their..
Re: What happened?  by: Kelly smart
Unfortunately, mother park board shakes the eggs so they never hatch. They do it every year, truly sad.
Cygnet taken away from its parents at Ambleside  by: Samantha
Hello, I noticed that the West Van Parks Board took a baby Swan away from its parents at the Ambleside Lagoon in West Vancouver this morning June 18 at 6:30 am. They said it was because they..
The Swan Project   by: L. Martina Young, PhD
Hello Fellow Swan Lovers: I am a dance artist and independent scholar in the United States with a life project addressing the image of the swan across diverse disciplines including dance and..
"Amazing Swans" video   by: AmazingSwans.com
"Amazing Swans" A Wildlife Conservation Documentary
Re: Where could I photograph Muted Swans in Southern California  by: Shelby
Bear valley springs, in Tehachapi ca. At four island lake.
Wild swans at Lost Lagoon?  by: Miki and Fiona
I found your website about the swans of stanely park, great site ! I was wondering if you had any info on whether or not, now that the swans have been moved to a wild life reserve, there are any..
Fiona and the swans   by: Message from Karen
pic I have just been in Vancouver for a couple of days and just prior to leaving I took a 5 mile stroll around Stanley Park culminating at Lost Lagoon. There I saw Fiona feeding the swans and I have to..
Royal swan fight  by: Just trying to kill each other!
I got down to the Lagoon on Sunday Nov 27 and things were pretty calm - Tristan and Isolde came up to eat at this end. Then... Bijan came closer - he must have been pretty hungry, and decided he'd..
Mama & Papa Swan's Adventures   by: Swans 10 - Raccoon 0
pic Mama and Papa Swan sailed proudly along the channel at their end of the lagoon. They have enough feathers to look regal, as long as Papa doesn’t try to raise his wings too high – they ARE still a bit..
Summer Swans   by: It Isn’t Easy Being Green
pic Today is cool and raining, and although that doesn’t put a smile on many visitors’ faces, it’s a happy fleet of swans we see scattered across the lagoon, bouncing on the windswept waves. During the..
Elephant and Dog share their love of water   by: Admin
pic The relationship of Bubbles and Bella developed because of their shared love of the water. The pursuit of "aquatic antics" instilled a strong bond between these unlikely pals. Watermark on..
The horse that paints   by: Admin
New video of this amazing horse (click on the link below)
Baby elephant saved from water well   by: Admin
"Members of the Amboseli Trust, an elephant welfare and conservation group, rescued a baby elephant trapped in a water well in Kenya." See Baby run to Mom after the rescue. There is a..