We observed this solitary Mute Swan at McInnish Park in Carrollton. This swan has been on park property for two seasons. During this time the swan lived in the marshy areas on the west side of the park. The bird disappeared from the site in mid-September of 2012, possibly due to the marshes drying up in the extended drought.

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County Dallas
City Carrollton
Date August 29, 2011
Time of Day Dusk
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Water-Bog/Marsh/Swamp
Type of Behavior Roaming
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Mute Swan Observation Location