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Mute Swan

Cygnus olor


Big waterfowls ranging from 140 to 160 cm and weighting around 10.6 to 11.87 kg (being one of the heaviest flying birds). White feathers and orange bill bordered with black.


It is native to much of Europe and Asia. Usually found on lakes.


The name "mute swan" derives from this species of swan being less vocal than the others.

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Aldoar, Foz do Douro e Nevogilde, Norte, Portugal

Spotted on Apr 21, 2016
Submitted on Apr 21, 2016

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