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: where do mute swans specifically come from  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Gracie: Fossils found in North America were determined to be the ancestors of Mute, Black-Necked, Trumpeter and Tundra Swans. Some scientists believe that the Mute Swans originated in Europe,..
Re: Swan been adopted by herring  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Sharon: You might want to contact the RSPCA since swans are a protected species. If they do not pick up the carcass, they should be able to tell you who to contact. Secondly, Mute Swans and other..
Swan been adopted by herring  by: Sharon
I just wanted to report at Salford quays there was a young swan probably about 5 months old. Not sure of it was abandoned by its was going brown. It had died at the side of the quays. It sadly took 8..
where do mute swans specifically come from  by: Gracie
I am doing a school project and I need to know where mute swans come from specifically
Re: Growing cygnets disappear  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Janette: You are very welcome. Whether the cygnets fly at once, totally depends on the parents and individual swans. Sometimes, the parents (especially if they have been successful parents for..
Re: Mute swan in Pennsylvania early December: Normal?  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Lisa: If the swan is a juvenile, the parents chased it from the habitat in September and/or it was on the migratory path and got lost. Once the cold weather begins, it will try to find warmer..
Mute swan in Pennsylvania early December: Normal?  by: Lisa
We have a large man make lake in our neighbor and we have had a Mute swan on the lake since Thanksgiving. It is the only swan. It is normal for there to only be one swan? It is normal who the swan to..
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.
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..
Summer Swans   by: Help! Extreme Makeover Needed
pic 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..
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..