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Trumpeter Swan

Cygnus buccinator

Description:

large swan (60 inches) with no yellow on it face. Call is a single or double honk, like an old car horn.

Habitat:

Winters in the Fraser Valley where I live but only in quiet fields or marshes where there is little disturbance. Breeds in some parts of northern BC.

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3 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

I see, beautiful birds.

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 7 years ago

No, pure white, but hard to get the exposure just right. Really cold, grey day and so not enough light for true colour.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Are they a little pink color?

KathleenMcEachern
Spotted by
KathleenMcEachern

Spotted on Jan 24, 2013
Submitted on Jan 30, 2013

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