Male swan beginning his shift of egg-warming. After having carefully arranged the eggs, he spends another few minutes tocover with straw any and all gaps bethween his feathers and the nest, so as to make sure there is no chance of draft...
Female now has some time for herself, to preen, stretch legs and wings, and possibly grab some snack.
Villagers are delighted by so much trust, and Im sure the birds will become quite unusual pets - both the parents, and the chicks when they hatch. It is supposed to happen in about 28 days.