LAKE COMO/BELMAR, NJ — It appears Silver Lake’s swan family has made its move to Lake Como.
Jo Ann Kerwin of Belmar was out for a walk on Sunday, May 31 when she saw them enjoying Lake Como near B Street and North Boulevard. And then later in the day, Leonore Geisler of Lake Como spotted them again swimming in the picturesque lake that straddles Lake Como and Spring Lake.
Below is a video by Kerwin of the swans this morning on Lake Como:
The two adult swans and their cygnets captured the public’s attention last week before they disappeared after being last seen on the Belmar boardwalk heading south on May 28.
To follow up on Belmar Environmental Chair’s Ed Lippincott’s belief they may have been chased away from Silver Lake by a predator, TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como reader Lilly Ladman of Belmar sent a photo showing a bald eagle recently hovering over the center island where the swans had nested.
“The swans had seven babies, now they are down to six. Perhaps they left because of this guy?” she asked.
Below is Ladman’s video of the bald eagle flying above the island.
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