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: Growing cygnets disappear  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Janet: More than likely, the parents are starting to chase the cygnets from the area to prepare for the migration and upcoming nesting season. If you have a local swan sanctuary in your area, you..
Re: Baby Swan separated from its group  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Lydia: If the DSPCA will not intervene, see if you can find a swan sanctuary or wildlife rescue facility in your area. They may be able to intervene. Otherwise, the cygnet will have to be left to..
Growing cygnets disappear  by: Janette
I've watched six cygnets hatch and grow on a local pond, with their parents, since Spring. They were down to five a month ago and now down to four. Are the growing cygnets just leaving to set up..
Baby Swan separated from its group   by: Lydia
pic Hi, its been now 6 weeks I see every day a baby swan at one place under the bridge in Dublin, Ireland. I live near by - I would say maybe 1 km away next to the canal where a big group of swans come..
Bumblefoot female swan  by: Cristina
Hi there We have a young 2 year old swan that arrived to ours couple of months ago. We live in Scotland, U.K. The swans live in an enclosed protected area with a pond. The winter came and large parts..
Re: Swans won't go into new house  by: The Regal Swan
Hi Brad: The reason that the swans will not go in the house is that it was moved and they are confused as to why it is not in the same area that they have used previously. Why was the house moved? Is..
Swans won't go into new house  by: Brad
2 female swans wings clipped been here for years moved the house they are in every winter and they wont go in it pond is freezing snow on the ground
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..