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Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)

Appearance:

Same size as Mute Swan. Adults pure white and juveniles greyish. The bill is black with a yellow wedge reaching well beneath the nostrils. Juveniles differs from Mute Swan in lacking black lores, and having a pink tinge to the grey bill.

Sound:

Quite vocal. Trumpet-like clear honks of half a second length most frequent in flight and take-off/landing. Often voiced with a register break.

Contact call:

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Distribution:

Birdguides Map

Ecology:

Birdlife ecology

Links:

Observation.org Latest observations

Video IBC

Image search Flickr NB! May give other species

Sound search at Xeno-canto

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CC-photo:Jyrki Salmi, Licence,Link,

Sounds:Hannu Jännes,http://www.xeno-canto.org ,Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0



Facts:

Length (cm):
145-160
Wingspan (cm):
218-243
Weight (gram):
8500-10000
Size group:
Bigger than a crow
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Silhouette Group:
Duck-like
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