The annual Swan Upping on the River Thames may have been cancelled for the first time in its 900 year history, but school children are still benefiting from the census.
They have been taking part in a special swan count, to learn about the tradition and the river's wildlife.
The Queen's Swan Maker David Barber gave a talk at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley on Thames.
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