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Mute Swans

Observed: 12th April 2011 By: jeltjejeltje’s reputation in Birdsjeltje’s reputation in Birdsjeltje’s reputation in Birds
Pair of swans
Threat display
Immature bird

Native to the UK.Huge all white birds with adult wingspan 200-240cm and length 125-170cm.Orange bill bordered with black ,pronounced knob.Not mute,but less vocal thanother swan species. Monogamous,and both parents care for their young.Aggressively defend their nest and cygnets.Pose with curved neck and wings half raised(busking)is a treat display

Species interactions

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Species with which Mute swan (Cygnus olor) interacts