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Native to Aotearoa, the Black Swan is a beautiful, elegant bird with mostly black plumage with white feathers visible when the wings are lifted and when in flight. They also have a red bill and red eyes.
Floating around on the water in Hoopers Inlet, near Allans Beach with several other Black Swans.
These birds can be hunted with the relevant licences in order (https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recrea... )
Spotted on Aug 30, 2021
Submitted on Oct 9, 2021