Author has been documenting annual holiday occurrence for years.
Some of the big birds indeed winter in Ohio.
BEND, Ore. — A Cottage Grove man responsible for killing two trumpeter swans while hunting in central Oregon must pay $4,750 in restitution. The Bulletin reported in a story on Friday, Jan. 5 that 35-year-old Michael J. Abbott received the sentence in Lake County Circuit Court. Abbott must also serve one year of probation and has lost his hunting privileges…
No state is currently proposing trumpeter swan seasons, and the proposal is mostly aimed at protecting tundra swan hunters in five states who may mistakenly kill trumpeter swans. But proposal opens the door to the possibility that some states could offer such a hunting season.
Ten swans to be released at four locations in southern Iowa in May.
Will provide a rare opportunity to view good numbers of free-flying trumpeter swans