backlight swans

backlighted swans
Swans in their winter quarters south of Graz, in the mild illumination of the setting sun

landing gear down

To bring the short round flight with the swans to an end, here is the shot of the bird executing the landing. Like the other shots, all are from the Mur Auen, south of Graz, Austria.

Launch

Like I posted with the last shot, this is another one taken south of Graz, where in the Mur Auen a lot of swans are staying over the winter.