Swans Through the Seasons

A day-to-day close-up of mute swans and life around them at Stanley Park's Lost Lagoon.


Wild swans at Lost Lagoon? -- 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 -- Message from Karen
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 -- 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 -- Swans 10 - Raccoon 0
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 -- It Isn’t Easy Being Green
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 ...

Summer Swans -- Help! Extreme Makeover Needed
It’s early summer and most of the Lost Lagoon swans are slipping into their just-kick-back-and-relax look, but some take that fashion much farther than others. First, it’s the season when they root ...

Summer Swans -- Mama Swan Back to Her Routines & Some Fun
With Mama Swan completely off the nest and back to her normal routine, her appetite’s slowly returning and she’s enjoying lots of leisure time on the water. That is, if you can count pedaling at top ...

Swan Senior in Fine Feather -- ......for now
With molting season getting under way, it’s a frayed fleet of swans that cross the waters of Lost Lagoon these days. Even the King and Queen – Precious and Marika – are slightly tattered. The only ...

Swan Molting Season at Lost Lagoon -- Tristan and Isolde Busy Plucking Feathers
Molting season is well under way at Lost Lagoon and our beautiful swans are beginning to look a bit tattered. This, combined with ring around the collar and browned heads from diving for food from ...

No Cygnets for Mama and Papa Swan -- Mama Swan’s Ready for a Makeover
Alas! It seems Mama and Papa Swan aren’t to be proud parents this year, in spite of ideal nesting conditions and their faithful care of eggs and nest during the incubation. Of her 5 eggs that she ...

WHY SWANS PREEN -- Tristan & Isolde's Master Class Demo
A happy sight often greets visitors to the lagoon these days, as Tristan and Isolde are back to their old routines once again. They don’t seem to regret missing the nesting season, and now, as ...
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