Rob Swansong Take 2

Enjoy the second take off Rob Swanson's free-jazz album under the alias Duke Silver.

Kidding aside, there are trumpeter swans in Ann Arbor! Not for long, just a few migratory days in February. Keep your ears out for the noisy non-geese tourists.


A Swan Mystery

Does anyone know why swans hold their wings up when they swim? I can't find any compelling information online, the only thing I've found (which was not persuasive) is that it is "friendly behavior."

Final note, I realize these are mute swans in the photos, I didn't have a good camera on me when I was recording audio.



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