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: Cygnet kidnap  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Alan You are very welcome. Seems like the cygnet is a strong willed little bird. Should do very well. If you have a photo of the strange family, we would love to see it. Many thanks for sharing..
Re: Cygnet kidnap  by: Alan
Many thanks for the reply, that's good news! I don't think they are young swans, they had 3 cygnets last year. This absconder was the only survivor of a clutch of 3 eggs. Thanks again for replying..
Re: Disappearing swans  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Carol: Yes, swans will call out for the other swans. If a wild predator, raccoon, coyote, etc., did not take the family, then you have to look at your state and federal wildlife officials for the..
Re: Cygnet kidnap  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Alan: Is this the first cygnet that the "royal couple" have had? If so, then these are very young parents that have no clue how to take care of a cygnet. Geese on the other hand will actually..
Cygnet kidnap  by: Alan
Dear swan expert, There has been a major international incident on the dart near Tuckenhay, Totnes. We have two local swans on the river, Victoria and Albert. This year they only produced a single..
Re: One of my swans died  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Lisa Your swan will be just fine on its own, especially if there are other waterfowl such as ducks, geese, egrets, herons etc. Swans may or may not re-pair with another swan once their mate dies...
Disappearing swans  by: Carol
We have been watching a family of swans for some time. There were two adults and 7 Cygnets. The babies are now the size of full grown mallards, but they don't have flight feathers yet. Last week one..
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..
"Attempted Murder"   by: Jørgen Bjerring
pic Yeasterday - May 22 - I saw two Mute Swans in close contact. During the foreplay the biting was not very aggressive and after a couple of minutes it could look like a mating. But after 15 seconds the..
Re: Swan camera (April 2017)  by: Admin
Excellent!!!! Thanks.
Swan camera (April 2017)   by: Tieg
Here is a live swan camera with two mated swans, named Johnny and June. They are currently sitting on 7 eggs, watch them hatch:
Wild swans at Lost Lagoon?  by: 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   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..
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..