Trumpet Swan black and white contemporary art by Nancy Falconi Mixed Media painting

The Resilience of the Trumpet Swan - A Story of Survivial

Trumpet swans were once on the brink of extinction due to over hunting, now they thrive again, a remarkable story of resilience and conservation. 

For centuries, trumpet swans graced the North American landscape. Yet, their numbers dwindled for much of the early twentieth century and extinction seemed inevitable,  as they fell victim to the relentless hunting pursuit of their plumage.

By the 1950’s the species was making a comeback. Through tireless conservation efforts and a renewed commitment to protect their habitat the Trumpet Swan population is thriving again.

 As we gaze upon the graceful form of the trumpet swan, let us not only admire its beauty & grace but also honor its resilience & strength. May it inspire us to cherish and protect the natural wonders that surround us, ensuring a legacy of conservation for generations to come.

Over the course of three years, I spend a great deal of time photographing Trumpet Swans in Ontario.  This image was taken in St Catharines, Ontario in early January.  

The photograph was made into a mixed media painting, the painting was photographed and is available as a high resolution jpeg, printable art for purchase, sized to  11x14 and 22x28.  To commission an original painting contact Nancy using the contact page on the website.

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