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Mute swan

Observed: 3rd June 2009 By: colhig17colhig17 is knowledgeable about Birdscolhig17’s earned reputation in Birdscolhig17’s earned reputation in Birds
Mute swan

An impressive bird, often seen on lakes and rivers. The males are called "cobs", the females are called "pens" and the young are called "cygnets".

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mute swan (Cygnus olor) interacts


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You can't actually see the

You can't actually see the key identification feature of this bird as it has stuck its head under water, need to see face and whether its pink or yellow and how much black there is.