IT has been six weeks of anticipation but on Wednesday and Thursday, Tie Zhang Tan finally got the pictures he’d been waiting for.
The Hillarys hobby photographer has been watching over a nest he saw black swans building near the lake at Broadbeach Park about 42 days ago.
“Then 35 days ago, the swan lay on the nest and I have been watching every day since,” Mr Tan said.
“I was worried because my neighbour told me of other nests where bigger birds have come and taken the babies.
“The black swan is very important to WA; it’s our bird.”
Mr Tan shared his photos of the hatched cygnets with the Times, saying it was special timing with Mother’s Day this weekend.