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Swan

Observed: 15th October 2008 By: PeguinPeguin’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Seen on a lake in ireland
With a single cygnet

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) interacts

Comments

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Mute swan

This mute swan has its wings slightly out in an aggressive posture. It has a large, black knob above the bill, this makes it a male, a female's is smaller.

Graham Banwell

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Thank you for that

Thank you for that information, ill keep that in mind next time i see a swan

:)

FdSc Conservation and Countryside Managment student