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Mute Swan

Cygnus olor

Description:

The Mute Swan is less vocal than other swans (hence the name). This very large swan is recognisable by it's protruding black knob on top of it's bill. Males are larger than females. Mute swans are monogamous, share the care of their young (cygnets) and often use the same nest year after year, repairing it as needed.

Habitat:

Live and nest by the waterside.

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3 Comments

Jeannette
Jeannette 9 years ago

Beautiful :)

Elizabeth Colley
Elizabeth Colley 9 years ago

Thanks maximo 101 and ForestDragon

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

Beautiful shots!

Elizabeth Colley
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Elizabeth Colley

Derby, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Sep 11, 2012
Submitted on Sep 11, 2012

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