Swan and Duck photos

 My Grandson Adam  who is soon to be 10 years of age, feeding the Swans, Geese and Ducks in Queen Mary’s Gardens in Belfast. They are only a five minute drive from my house.

This was at the start of November and it was a beautiful sunny day.

The birds will come right up to you to get feed but the swans do not get out of the water very often, they must feel safe in it.

These gardens are formed from the lower section of the former Waterworks, which was made a public park after its use as a source of water for the city.

There are only three male swans two of which are in the last photo.

In photo number six i live at the bottom of the hill better known as the Cave Hill and we over look the whole of Belfast.

If you click the photos they will open and look better.

The above photo is from  geograph.ie

27 responses to “Swan and Duck photos

  1. Awww – what is it about kids and feathered brethren ???

  2. What is it about humans and water? It’s so peaceful just standing there feeding the ducks and swans, watching them, and we get a thrill out of it; looks like your grandson did too! Great pics!

  3. Lovely! 🙂 That is a cute little boy feeding swans and ducks, and are the brown ones not geese?

    Thank you for the link help. I don’t know why it worked, but it did 🙂

  4. Awesome photos! Beautiful scenes and your grandsome is a handsome boy. I’m sharing this around.

  5. Sorry, can’t spell when I hurry. I meant grandson.

  6. I hope the swans weren’t too aggressive. I know they can be…

  7. He’s brave I won’t go near swans!

  8. Aw, how lovely! I love anything like this so thanks for sharing and aren’t you a wonderful grandad? I bet Adam thinks you’re really cool….

  9. Quite nice – that is a very cute grandson.

  10. Birds and water, love the combination. On my end of Florida, it is lots of seagulls on the river, everything else on the beach. Great pictures!

  11. I do always enjoy a visit to Belfast

    Thank you Harry


  12. I don’t think I was ever at the waterworks Harry.

    Although I have many times been up Cave Hill


  13. How lovely that there is such a place close by to engage with nature. x

  14. Great pics! When does your grandson turn 10? My son turns 10 on December 9. I think he’ll get a kick out of seeing the birds and a kid his age 🙂

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