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    Out duck hunting a couple of weeks ago and saw maybe fifty trumpeter swans fly over.  First time I’ve ever seen swans in the wild.  It was great.

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    I have seen several groups of swans this fall and generally see some most years. They are a beautiful bird and it is always a treat to see them.

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    I agree that swans are most elegant… until they get close enough that you can here them! Easily the dumbest sounding birds IMHO

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    They are really coming back! There is about 200 wintering near Quincy, IL. Always in a borrow pit or nearby cornfield. So very cool!

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    Been about 30 feeding  a half mile north of my place in the corn stubble for about 2 weeks, wonderful birds they are elegant looking through the spotting scope. Montour area.

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    I started seeing them couple yrs back in NE Iowa when deer hunting.  I live S of Mason City and I now see them quite often.  Know some spent their Winter on Crystal Lake.  Next to Forest City.  To me they sound better than Geese!

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