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Europe politicians support our shared swans

Posted on 29th April 2016 by WWT

Politicians from across northern Europe have come together to support the continent€™s smallest and most threatened swan species €“ as well as a lone woman who will break records by flying the swans€™ epic migration ...

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The wait is over! Latest arriving swans since 1969 touchdown for winter

Posted on 6th November 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

The first family of Bewicks swans finally arrived at WWT Slimbridge this morning. The event is traditionally seen as signalling the start of winter and this year is around two weeks later than usual. Normally the small ...

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Late arrivals touchdown at Slimbridge to escape harsh weather

Posted on 2nd February 2012 by WWT Slimbridge

A swan couple has surprised staff at a wildlife reserve in Gloucestershire by arriving at their usual winter migration spot weeks late. Bewick€™s swans Roscoff and Rhune were last sighted in March last year in Germany on...

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