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Trumpeter Swans

Cygnus buccinator


Adult Description Large, all-white waterfowl. Long, straight neck. Black bill and face. Immature Description Dirty white all over. Legs gray-pink, turning yellowish gray to dull black. Bill gray-black at base, pink towards tip; turns completely black.


Breeds in freshwater marshes and along ponds and lakes. Winters in lakes, streams, springs, rivers, and reservoirs.

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Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Nov 1, 2014
Submitted on Nov 3, 2014

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