Latest Swan News at the Lagoon

Love in the air *Picture* -- The Observer -- 10 January 2008
At one point, a couple of youngsters were sitting at one end of the bench, and Papa Swan arrived at the other. After a few minutes, I heard PLOP! and sure enough, Papa Swan was lying down in his ...

Peace and War at the Lagoon -- The Observer -- 7 January 2008
The fleet were all peaceful today! Now, the day before, they had been all at war - Precious was just dying to man-handle someone (swan-handle?) - and at one point, he made a mad dash after Papa Swan ...

swans and off leash dogs -- Sarah -- 6 January 2008
I just read the report of off-leash dogs having killed a few swans from the lagoon. Personally, I think a law should be enacted prohibiting off-leash dogs in the park. Also, owners of these dogs ...

Flat as a pancake, motionless, being tossed on top of the waves -- The Observer -- 4 November 2007
Yesterday, I started to walk along the shore to where Papa Swan was, when I noticed a swan away off, flat as a pancake, motionless, being tossed on top of the waves in the water (a wind was blowing). ...

Tristan and Isolde "do lunch" *NM* -- The Observer -- 16 October 2007

Precious DYING to get at both Boy, and the food -- The Observer -- 16 October 2007
Boy (on the right) was enjoying a little treasure trove of grain he had come upon, when Precious (left) sailed up to the retainig wall - just dying to get at both Boy and the food! "The face" ...

Precious and Marlika are back at the main lagoon -- The Observer -- 30 September 2007
Interesting observation: For the past 2 days, Precious and Marlika have left their pond-hangout and returned to the main lagoon.... almost EXACTLY when they would do this, if they had a cygnet! I ...

Genghis Swan At Work *Picture* -- The Observer -- 24 September 2007
This picture is of Genghis Swan chasing....and I could have taken a half-dozen more, each with a different swan ahead of him! One thing about Genghis, he doesn't discriminate against any swan - ...

Youngsters' Breakfast *Picture* -- The Observer -- 24 September 2007
I just ADORE this picture of all the young swans. The reason they're all so orderly is that Genghis wasn't around to chase them!

Boy's New Angle: A Funny Picture of Boy Preening *NM* -- The Observer -- 24 September 2007

Tristan and Isolde's summer: These swans are almost never apart -- The Observer -- 19 August 2007
OK - I KNOW I'm getting carried away here, but this pair of swans is so LOVABLE ('course they all are..... but Tristan and Isolde are especially sweet). LOST LAGOON'S LOVE-BIRDS CARRY ON! When Lost ...
HOW ADORABLE! -- Colleen -- 20 August 2007
At our lake we have only one couple, and 7 single females... We need more males!

Aug 18 update at the Lagoon: All is well -- The Observer -- 19 August 2007
Mama and Papa Swan's greeting this morning - don't you just feel like giving them a big hug! "Hello! Has our fan-club arrived, yet?" There are teen-agers all over the place around the Lagoon! Today ...
GOSLINGS!! -- Colleen -- 20 August 2007
Aren't they gorgeous!! You just wsnt to muss those funny feathers up, don't you?

Latest news about our little friends at the Lagoon -- The Observer -- 3 August 2007
You just never know what you're going to find in a culvert! I was photographing the ruined soil and dead cedar in the former woodland, when I turned around, and there was a little visitor, checking ...

Rain at last at the Lagoon, and everybody is happy -- The Observer -- 19 July 2007
The birds went NUTS down at the lagoon yesterday, during the rain. Chirps and songs could be heard from every tree along the way, the ducks and geese were flapping happily and the SWANS! They were ...

Read who looks like an "oversized feather duster" -- The Observer -- 16 July 2007
Precious was with all the youngsters yesterday, and behaving himself really well! Poor old Precious - his wings are just shredded but he insists on keeping them up in the classic swan pose as he ...

Canada Goose Teen-ager -- The Observer -- 14 July 2007
Isn't he growing quickly?! He looks pretty funny right now.

18 inch swan feather *Picture* -- The Observer -- 14 July 2007
Little Mama Swan had come up to say 'hello' and tugged out 2 of her wing feathers as I stood there, almost as if she were making a gift of them - there was one base feather, and one covert -- I ...

"My Fleet" *Picture* -- The Observer -- 14 July 2007
"My Fleet" (ssshhhh) - there were really 9 in the line-up but they were swimming so fast I had to take the picture while I still had the front ones -- the other 2 are just around the bend. The order ...

Frustrated Precious *Picture* -- The Observer -- 14 July 2007
This was rare fun! There was the goose family above, and Precious came charging over, tattered wings up, in full sail. "HISSSSssssss!" he said, as he desperately tried to figure out a way to get at ...

Hot Heron -- The Observer -- 14 July 2007
"Hot Heron" - I've never seen a heron do this before -- he was really warm and just sat there with his wings partially unfurled - he looked so funny!

Construction at the Lagoon -- The Observer -- 5 July 2007
Poor swans - they were all "at sixes and sevens" today -- huge racket of construction work all around the southwest side, down by the stone bridge and noise everywhere, so they were scattered across ...

Cygnet-less female swan behaving like an aggressive male swan -- The Observer -- 27 June 2007
I came 'round the bend and there was a swan in the middle of the road, neck rigid, wings 'way up, then getting up and stomping towards me. Precious. No! NOT Precious - Marlika!! There's role ...

June 25 update on all the swans at the Lagoon - All is well -- The Observer -- 26 June 2007
I went to check our swans - all are just fine. My special old Boy was SO funny! He was "miffed" as he always is if I miss a day with his glucosamine bread cubes (didn't get down yesterday) so he ...

And guess who is an expert at untying shoelaces -- The Observer -- 10 June 2007
Precious came over to the low stone wall near the underpass, and spent about 20 minutes in a game of untying my shoelaces! The water's not terribly high there, but he can reach just enough to get a ...

Between Precious and a barking dog -- The Observer -- 9 June 2007
Last night, I sat on the bench across from the pond at the Lagoon, and Precious came over, wanting to peck and tug on stuff (play). He tried 3 or 4 nips, but I said, "No, Precious - not tonight" and ...

Precious knows how to get attention -- The Observer -- 9 June 2007
Met a friend today by the mesh-side at the holding pond at the Lagoon, and we spent at least an hour there with Precious - that swan is such a character....you can't help loving him. He had eaten a ...

Papa and Mama Swans and their egg -- The Observer -- 7 June 2007
Picture this total domestic bliss: Mama Swan had gone for a quick swim around the lagoon and to nibble, and was now back at the nest site, having a really thorough preen. Papa Swan had come up on the ...

unhinged woman claiming to be with the VPB -- Sandra -- 18 May 2007
I would like to alert visitors to the Lost Lagoon area about an elderly woman who claims to be with the Vancouver Parks Board and says she 'takes care of' the swans. The woman is in her 60's..approx ...

Spring attitudes -- The Observer -- 5 April 2007
I went down to the lagoon early yesterday and saw right away that little Genghis Swan was chasing Boy (he ESPECIALLY likes to chase Boy, for some reason, but doesn't mind substituting others if Boy's ...

swan nests -- SONIA MESRY -- 21 March 2007
have any of the lost lagoon swans started laying eggs or building nests?? just curious? also..is bijan still with marlika and precious..or have the parents pushed bijan away? thanks, sonia
Swans Nest-Building and Bijan's Progress -- Fiona -- 21 March 2007
Hi, Sonia! The swans haven't begun nest-building yet, but it won't be long. We've had a LOT of rain that raises the water-level and delays nest-building in some cases. Our swans usually start to lay ...

Precious, all ready to chase but not finding anyone handy! -- The Observer -- 20 March 2007
Oh, Precious is in high-hormonal mode this week, and burns up his calories almost as soon as he's eaten, rushing back to chase someone... ANYone.... around the lagoon. You know, it almost looks as if ...

Picture of Boy having his nap, standing on one leg *Picture* -- The Observer -- 20 March 2007

Picture of Boy scratching like a cat *Picture* -- The Observer -- 19 March 2007
A good long scratch behind his ear...

Cute picture of the lined up "Teddies" having lunch *NM* -- The Observer -- 19 March 2007

Precious, "Hell on wheels" -- The Observer -- 8 March 2007
Oh, my incorrigible Precious is truly earning his previous nickname of LUCIFER. He's "hell on wheels" all over the lagoon, but I almost fell over laughing watching him decide to chase Boy, then ...

Bijan's recent behavior -- The Observer -- 8 March 2007
Bijan still hovers near his father Precious and Mom Marlika in the water, and they sometimes stay together, but more often, Precious is pecking him to push him away -- nothing harsh, but he's getting ...

Spring in the air -- The Observer -- 24 January 2007
Ah, it just barely starts to warm up and Precious is starting to wield his power a bit more. Magnificent sight....wings up high, streaking across the lagoon - after my dear old Boy! Boy headed right ...

Park -- Doug -- 16 January 2007
Would like to know how to get information on the damage that was caused by the wind and snow storms last year. Thanks
Storm Damage in Stanley Park -- Swans of Stanley Park -- 26 January 2007
Hi, Doug You can get information about the actual storm damage as well as all the updates and relevant information from two excellent sources: The Stanley Park Ecology Society website ...

Winner of our Cygnet Winning Contest: Sonia from Atlanta -- Admin -- 24 November 2006
Congratulations, Sonia. Junior the Cygnet, son of Precious, now has a new name: "Bijan". Here is why Sonia suggested this name - she wrote "i like the name bijan because it has a ...

Update Oct 12 - The 4 new swans are well -- The Observer -- 13 October 2006
The four little brown swans from West Vancouver are just GREAT! Junior was with Precious out in the water, so I made sure that the other four were all accounted for. There they were, hoping for ...

Funny picture of Junior preening -- The Observer -- 11 October 2006
Funny picture of Junior preening, trying to figure out which part he should start on first! (They get themselves in such funny poses).

Short update about our older swans -- The Observer -- 11 October 2006
Precious and Marlika are so affectionate with each other - constantly talking, bowing heads - he's certainly "mellowed" since Junior hatched! Mama and Papa Swan are in fine shape, and pretty well ...

Boy's special character -- The Observer -- 11 October 2006
Boy is such a proud old swan these days - and looking wonderful. One morning not long ago though, he got quite mad at me... I had given him his arthritis medication (Glucosemine on bread cubes), when ...

The young swans are fine (update) -- The Observer -- 11 October 2006
What a joy, watching all the little swans changing day by day, and of course, our older ones asserting their unique personalities. It sure didn't take long for the new cygnets to become tame and come ...

Boy photographed chasing everybody *4 pictures* -- The Observer -- 1 October 2006
Boy is SO FUNNY, and in spite of all his efforts, none of the swans really seems to take him seriously. The favourite thing now for Boy is to chase the cygnets, grab a few back feathers in his bill ...

Boy, just before breakfast *Picture* -- The Observer -- 26 August 2006
Dear old Boy - dozing before his morning "Call for Breakfast" (i.e. his arthritis medication on a cube of bread)

Family Feast *Picture* -- The Observer -- 26 August 2006
Junior with parents Marlika and Precious.

Picture of Precious and Boy competing -- The Observer -- 26 August 2006
Precious and Boy spinning, going round and round in circles.

It is confirmed: Boy purrs (like a cat?) -- The Observer -- 22 August 2006
Yesterday morning.... Boy purred! It was very quiet down there, and you could actually hear a sound coming from him like a very soft little motor in his neck. In case I was imagining it, I bent right ...

Junior's new look *Pictures* -- The Observer -- 11 August 2006
Across the Lagoon with parents Marlika and Precious August 9, 2006

Isolde is now a beautiful white swan *Picture* -- The Observer -- 11 August 2006

How Boy the Swan takes his medicine *Picture* -- The Observer -- 5 August 2006
Here is today's account of the volunteer who gives Boy his arthritis medication every morning: "This morning, I headed down to the lagoon, and there was dear old Boy curled up snoozing on the shore, ...

Boy is very aggressive against young Isolde -- The Observer -- 30 July 2006
July 28: Well, little Isolde was hanging out on the far side of the island down where Mama and Papa Swan often liked to rest, on the side nearest the Greig Garden. Boy came sailing all the way down ...

Glucosamine works wonders for Boy's arthritis -- The Observer -- 30 July 2006
July 12: The Parks workers are putting the rest of those logs into the water. All the "fuss" this morning drew Boy right down to check out the excitement and see if he could get into anything! Oh ...

Join our Cygnet Naming Contest *Link* -- Admin -- 28 July 2006
You are welcome to post your name suggestions on this board. Please add your email address, so that we can reach you if you win the contest. The prize is a beautiful BC jade clock.
swan naming contest. -- sonia mesry -- 22 October 2006
i have 2 names. the first name is "valentino" or tino for short. It is italian and means big, brave and strong. my other choice is "bijan" which means hero in persian. i live here in atlanta and love ...

Cygnet is a male -- The Observer -- 11 July 2006
We learned from Ziggy recently that the new cygnet is a male. There are only 3 female swans at the Lagoon: Marlika, Mama and the young Isolde who won't be of mating age before two years. All the ...

Video of the swans going home *Link* -- Ania & Matthew -- 5 July 2006

Cygnet's first outing in the Lagoon -- The Observer -- 25 June 2006
Precious and Marlika took the cygnet out for the first time, in the lagoon - but only along the shore past the wetlands side. They were in the water by the path right between the first two little ...

Cygnet pinioned, and now duck-size *Link* -- The Observer -- 24 June 2006
We are so pleased to see the wonderful shape the little cygnet (getting to be a BIG cygnet!) is in, and we were even happier when we heard how quickly Dr. MacDonald looked after the pinioning and ...

First pictures of the new cygnet on the internet *Pictures* -- The Observer -- 2 June 2006
Exclusive! First picture of Precious Junior on the Internet. Enjoy! PRECIOUS & CYGNET (May 29)This picture is no use at all, but if you REEEEAAALY stare, you can just barely make out the cygnet on ...

Tuesday May 30: Marlika still on the eggs -- The Observer -- 30 May 2006
Marlika STILL ON THE EGGS - a considerably larger cygnet standing beside her on the nest, Precious on the holding pond. Everybody else was fine and seemed content as well.

Fun pictures of our swans *Pictures* -- The Observer -- 28 May 2006
BOY - A PERFECT TEN? Wednesday, May 24 - Would you look at that gymnastic form!!That balance! Such precision! I think the feet are so cute, carefully placed together. PRECIOUS' WING-STRETCH ...

Small Brother going to rehab -- Admin -- 25 May 2006
Just learned from Ziggy that the Small Brother is still very wobbly on his feet (remember, he is the one who almost died in April - un-identified brain problem) and that he is going to a bird ...

May 25: New cygnet seen on the water with dad (Precious) -- Admin -- 25 May 2006
I friend called one of my friends at around 12:30pm today to say that Precious has had the new cygnet out for a swim, but not in any of the public areas (such as holding pond). They saw Precious with ...
"Precious" Love -- Donna Enns -- 27 May 2006
Visited the new addition again today and watched him swim with Dad. Precious saw us and came for a visit. Mom left her nest and took care of of the little one as we visited. She has not given up hope ...

May 24 news - All is well -- The Observer -- 24 May 2006
Tristan and Isolde on the hill - they're spending more time on land these last few days; a neighbour saw one of the big swans (he didn't know which one) chasing Isolde out of the water yesterday. I'm ...

Cygnet born at 11:45am Sunday May 21 -- Admin -- 21 May 2006
The happy parents are Precious and Marlika. It is the second time only that Precious is a father (first son was Marlow aka Rambo). And the second time that Marlika is a Mom (one-year old Tristan is ...

sad news :( -- Dulce y Andre -- 15 May 2006
today my husband and me we went to visit mama and papa swan, but we found empty nest, so we was happy, because we thought the babies swan have been born already, so we decided to walk aroun the lost ...

Swan Lady? -- Rod F. -- 14 May 2006
Any updates on the Swan Lady? We haven't seen her since we started our evening walks again. One post mentioned she was ill, any more information?
The Swan Lady -- Admin -- 14 May 2006
In February, the Swan Lady developed a pneumonia but she was seen at a store a month or so ago, so apparently she had recovered. She lives quite far from the Lagoon, with a series of hills to climb ...

Stolen Eggs: Night between Wed May 10 and Thursday May 11 -- Admin -- 11 May 2006
Did anybody see a person stealing the eggs from the nest of Papa and Mama on the West side of the Lagoon last night? Or any suspicious behavior? If you have any information, please write to this site ...

It looks like someone stole all the eggs from Papa and Mama's nest -- Admin -- 11 May 2006
Ziggy had told a friend of mine this morning that she thought all Mama Swan's eggs were gone. "Oh no!" my friend replied, "Mama covers them very well when she goes in the water, but they'd have to be ...
swans -- Rachael -- 7 March 2007
Even if the swan egg were stolen swans have eggs every year but it would suck if the moma swan died then it would be a big problem.other than that whats the big deal?

papa and mama,s nest empty. -- johan -- 11 May 2006
i was talking about Papa and Mama,s nest that, empty does anyone know what happend since yesterday afternoon??? Thanks for info, Johan.

swans, nest empty no more 8 eggs? 11may 11.00am -- johan -- 11 May 2006

May 10: Boy and Big Brother back at Lagoon; Small Brother recovering -- Admin -- 10 May 2006
Just spoke to Ziggy: 1- She released Boy and the Big Brother at the Laggon this morning. 2- The Small Brother is still in rehabilitation. He is much better but he still wobbles a bit sometimes when ...

New swans and others -- Keith Edwards -- 6 May 2006
Where do the other swans come from? This last female that is was added came from what is believed to be an area without grass or is this a known fact? Does ziggy Where is this area that the other ...
Reply to Keith -- Admin -- 9 May 2006
Hello Keith, Nice to see you back online. Answers to your questions below: There is only one new swan: The young female called Isolde. Boy and the Big Brother, both very aggressive this nesting ...

May 3 - Results of Physicals: Boy, Small Bro and Big Bro -- Admin -- 3 May 2006
Ziggy just called me. Here are the latest news: 1- Boy was examined by Dr MacDonald; she found that he has a bad case of arthritis in his left leg. When he lands, he compensates with his right leg ...

April 29 (Saturday): Isolde adapting to Lost Lagoon -- Admin -- 29 April 2006
Saw Isolde this morning. She is doing well. She went to the water. Tristan was not chasing her too hard. She seems to have a very strong personality; we feel that she will adapt well to the Lagoon, ...

April 28: Isolde is now at Lost Lagoon -- Admin -- 28 April 2006
Ziggy brought Isolde to Lost Lagoon this morning. It seems that Isolde has been in captivity all her life, which is around one year. She was very nervous in the water; she swam from Nature House - ...

April 24: Isolde soon to be released at the Lagoon -- Admin -- 24 April 2006
Ziggy says that she will soon release the new female swan, Isolde, at the Lagoon. Again: In order to give a chance to Isolde to adapt peacefully to the Lagoon, Ziggy might have to take Boy away for a ...
new comer -- calixaswan -- 26 April 2006
I hope boy doesnt treat her too badly. I think she will fit in nicely and boy can have a mate again.
Welcome NewComer! -- Admin -- 27 April 2006
Hello NewComer, We also all hope that Boy will have a mate one day. It would have been Marlika this year is Lady had not died at the beginning of the year (because Precious had chosen Lady as his new ...

April 20 update about the Brother -- Admin -- 20 April 2006
Hello, Good news for now. The Brother swan who was very sick last week has been recovering nicely under the excellent care of Dr. MacDonald. He is now able to eat on his own and to stand up a bit. If ...

April 13 - Update about the new female swan -- Admin -- 13 April 2006
Ziggy got an update from Dr. MacDonald about the new young female swan that is presently in rehabilitation. As mentioned earlier, her name is Isolde. She is doing well, the Doctor is happy with her ...

April 13 - Update about the Brother swan at the hospital -- Admin -- 13 April 2006
Ziggy just called me after having talked to Dr MacDonald at around lunch time. The Small Brother who is in the hospital will be kept at the hospital for further observation during the weekend. He ...

April 12: One swan at the hospital -- Admin -- 12 April 2006
One swan was taken to the bird hospital by Ziggy today because he was not looking well. Not sure if it is Boy (probably) or one of the Brothers. Would anybody know if the aggressive Brother was ...
Swan at Hospital -- Fiona -- 12 April 2006
We wondered what might happen when Precious was brought back to the lagoon and found that Boy had taken over with Marlika. She didn't seem too happy about it, but held to the nesting site (Boy bit ...
More News re Swan in Hospital -- Fiona -- 12 April 2006
What a surprise to discover it's one of The Brothers who's been taken to the hospital. The other one is here at the lagoon, being chased by Boy who's very much present,large as life, and more ...

April 12 - Mama's 2006 nest -- Admin -- 12 April 2006
Mama Swan seems to have nested on the other side of the path again, like last year, instead of close to the water. The area on the other side of the path is dangerous for her because she is exposed ...
Mother Swan's Nest -- Fiona -- 12 April 2006
Mother Swan laid her first egg this morning and Dad has started to stand guard by the nest, so they appear to have made up their minds. After conversation last week with Ziggy,it was decided to wait ...

Wed March 29 news about the new swan and Precious -- Admin -- 29 March 2006
Hi! Ziggy just called me to say that the new swan will need some treatment (including problems with feet) before it is released at Lost Lagoon. May take a week or two. Don't know yet. Will keep you ...

Monday March 27 news about the new swan -- Admin -- 27 March 2006
Hello Just spoke to Ziggy early this morning. The veterinarian, Dr MacDonald, thinks that the new swan is a female; they will test the new swan's DNA to make sure. If it is a female, Ziggy would like ...

To the frequent visitors of Lost Lagoon -- Admin -- 24 March 2006
Hello Swan Lovers, Danika tells me that she has been sick and unable to visit the swans in the last 10 days. I mention this just in case some of you would like to give some extra attention to the ...

New swan at Lost Lagoon -- Admin -- 24 March 2006
Hello! Heard from Ziggy on March 23 that she will be bringing a new swan to the Lagoon within a few days. This young swan is approximately the same age as Tristan. In order to give a chance to this ...
New Swan -- Fiona S. -- 25 March 2006
Just reflecting..... With a current population of 6 males and 2 females (already paired) one wonders what the reasoning is behind the addition of another young male, particularly in the nesting ...

In Precious' absence -- The Observer -- 24 January 2006
I heard that during the two days that Precious was absent from the Lagoon, having his physical check-up, it is Papa and sweet gentle Mama who took the leadership of the Lagoon. Wings all puffed up, ...

Latest Killing in Stanley Park -- Keith Edwards -- 16 January 2006
Thank you for posting the news about this tragedy. If it wasn't for your news, I wonder if i would have even found out about it. It is this kind of exposure that is needed and welcomed by my family, ...

Gossip confirmed -- The Observer -- 4 January 2006
Well, it is confirmed on January 1, 2006: Precious and Lady are an item. And Marlika is now with Boy. Which is very good for Boy. We are all very happy for Boy.

Working in Europe -- James Martin -- 17 March 2004
Can anyone give me some advice about working in Europe. I'm working in China until the end of June teaching 14-18 year olds. I have a CELTA certificate but no degree so is it going to be nearly ...

Night between Wed May 10 and Thursday May 11 -- Admin -- 11 May 2006
Did anybody see a person stealing the eggs from the nest of Papa and Mama on the West side of the Lagoon last night? Or any suspicious behavior? If you have any information, please write to this site ...

THat is terrible!!! -- Chris -- 14 March 2006
That is terrible there definitely needs to be more restrictions on that and also more fines given out to owners who leave their dogs off leashes. I don't know about your place but where I live there ...

Learned about swans and other animals -- maryann rifkin -- 25 February 2006
To: Animal Lovers and Caregivers: Fr: An Animal Lover and Caregiver: i heard that swans are vicious. THE TRUTH: Not True. I checked on-line for information about swans. i learned that swans are regal ...

Lady Swan *Link* -- Rose Ranger -- 25 January 2006
A friend of mine informed me of the heartbreaking death of the swan, Lady. The wildlife in Stanley Park should be respected and dogs should be kept on leashes at all times. It is truly sad that ...

For The Love Of "Lady" -- Carolyn Millard -- 24 January 2006
I am so Heartbroken to hear of the sad loss of my favourite Swan. I watched her from the time of birth and came to see her on a regular basis. She was the most Elegant Beautiful thing i have ever ...

"Lady" & other's -- Ray Nielsen -- 19 January 2006
I think it is sick that other dog owners would disobey the law and allow their animals to attack other forms of innocent life, unprovoked at that... I am a dog owner and feel that the owner should ...

Lady's death and enforcement of off-leash dog bylaw -- A volunteer -- 18 January 2006
I am a volunteer. I feel for the swan that was killed by the dog off leash... Poor swan really sad. Im pretty sure animal shelter officers really care as well but the problem is the animal officers ...

Offer of help -- Spencer Herbert -- 18 January 2006
Greetings, I have heard from a number of people about Lady's unnecessary death and want to offer my help. It's a distressing situation, and one that doesn't have to happen. The enforcement of off ...

Off-Leash Dogs and Common Sense -- The Observer -- 12 January 2006
A recent article stated that Vancouver City Council is considering lowering fines for off-leash dogs, clearly indicating they’re totally out of touch with the daily hardship experienced by people and ...

Signet name contest... -- Keith Edwards -- 21 November 2005
Regarding your interest in a new name for the baby swan at Lost Lagoon. We we're saddened to see that the baby swan's father was killed - either due to illness or stress from the capture with the ...
Info about Marlow -- The Owl -- 21 November 2005
Hello Keith, The cygnet's father - the one that we call Marlow on this site - died last spring of e-coli and heart worms; see: http://www.stanley-park-swans.com/Precious.shtml#Marlow I am not sure if ...

Tweety's New Name -- Jean Carlaw -- 3 November 2005
After having spent time watching Tweety at leisure on the water, and thinking of him in his adult snow-white attire, the name "DRIFT" seems just right.

Papa and Mama south of the stone bridge -- The Owl -- 26 October 2005
Papa and Mama have been staying South of the stone bridge in the last couple of days, away from their territory. Anybody would have an idea why? Is it because of Precious?

Precious courting Lady? *Link* -- The Observer -- 17 October 2005
Precious has a roving eye! We had become used to seeing Precious with his newly-adopted mate Marlika (see their page below) but Friday morning’s stroll (Oct 14/05) around the Lagoon brought the ...

Saving Swans Documentary -- Kevin Sinclair -- 31 October 2005
Saving Swans, a shocking and compelling short documentary on the annual mass lead poisoning deaths occuring at transboundary Judson Lake, straddling the Canada/USA border, will have its debut at the ...

Name for Tweety -- The Regal Swan® -- 30 October 2005
After reading about your name contest, we came up with the following! Why not after a precious gemstone? He/she certainly has a strong will to survive and will probably become a lake favorite once ...

Tweety's Naming Contest -- Ciel -- 22 October 2005
Tweety is so adorable! I love him! I think his new name should be: Labudislav Ciel

Read the latest about Tweety -- The Owl -- 8 October 2005
Check this out (blue box at the top of the page): http://www.stanley-park-swans.com/Tweety.shtml

New name for Tweety -- Richard J Smith -- 14 October 2005
I think the name Bailey is a beautiful name for this Swan. It is cute but classy

Comments welcome -- Admin -- 7 October 2005
Hello Visitors to Lost Lagoon and to this site! We welcome your comments. \-|">
Mrs.Precious -- sonia mesry -- 15 November 2005
hello there.....i live in atlanta, ga. i love visiting lost lagoon and adore your website. this is quite nice as i can keep in touch!! could you please tell me what happened to mrs. precious? i know ...
Mrs. Precious *Link* -- The Owl -- 15 November 2005
Hello Sonia, Around Easter, one or two people thought they saw a swan - they were quite sure: it was white and rather large - floating pot belly/legs up in the middle of the Lagoon. Then, nothing... ...
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