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Cygnet on the Cam

Observed: 19th January 2013 By: FCox143FCox143’s reputation in BirdsFCox143’s reputation in BirdsFCox143’s reputation in BirdsFCox143’s reputation in Birds
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No interactions present.

Species with which Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) interacts

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dennis trunecka's picture

Cygnet.

The spelling of Cygnet has the diminutive suffix of -et similar to Owlet. As it is from Latin Cygnus (Swan) perhaps we should call a cygnet a "Swanlet".

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Thanks Denis

I shall change it mow! Also from now on I may call the swanlets!