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Counting of the swans

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans, known as 'Swan Upping', along the River Thames near Chertsey, Britain, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans, known as 'Swan Upping', along the River Thames near Chertsey, Britain, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans, known as 'Swan Upping', along the River Thames near Chertsey, Britain, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A toy swan is seen on a support vessel as officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A toy swan is seen on a support vessel as officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A toy swan is seen on a support vessel as officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans during the annual census of the Queen's swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials release swans back into the water. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials release swans back into the water. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials release swans back into the water. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Details are seen of the uniform of David Barber, the Queen's Swan Marker. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Details are seen of the uniform of David Barber, the Queen's Swan Marker. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Details are seen of the uniform of David Barber, the Queen's Swan Marker. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Detail of a tie is seen as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail of a tie is seen as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail of a tie is seen as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A woman sits on a support vessel as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman sits on a support vessel as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman sits on a support vessel as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Swan Uppers row as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Swan Uppers row as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Swan Uppers row as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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David Barber, The Queen's Swan Marker holds a cygnet as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

David Barber, The Queen's Swan Marker holds a cygnet as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville

David Barber, The Queen's Swan Marker holds a cygnet as officials record and examine cygnets and swans. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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