Photo by Anthony Lawson

Large areas of Lake Hopatcong water have remained ice free this winter and that suits the Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) just fine. In recent years, the swan population spending the winter at the lake seems to have grown.

If mild winters and dock protective bubblers remain normal, there seems to be enough access to their favorite aquatic food to keep them gracefully gliding around.

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