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Mute Swan

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[[Image:Mute_Swan.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Marysan]] [[Image:Mute_Swan.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Marysan]]
-==Description== 
-Location: Lake Murray, San Diego, CA 
==Identification== ==Identification==
 +
 +Location: Lake Murray, San Diego, CA
 +
 +==Distribution==
Common resident throughout lowland British Isles, north and central France and east to Denmark and Germany. A summer visitor to southern Norway, southern Sweden and extreme south Finland, and Poland and the Baltic States. Also breeds around the northern shores of the Black and Caspian Seas and in parts of Turkey. In the west most are descended from introduced or feral birds and in Britain especially, live in close association with man. Bred ferally in Iceland in the 1960s but extinct since 1977. Common resident throughout lowland British Isles, north and central France and east to Denmark and Germany. A summer visitor to southern Norway, southern Sweden and extreme south Finland, and Poland and the Baltic States. Also breeds around the northern shores of the Black and Caspian Seas and in parts of Turkey. In the west most are descended from introduced or feral birds and in Britain especially, live in close association with man. Bred ferally in Iceland in the 1960s but extinct since 1977.
Vagrant to Iceland and the Faroes, Morocco, Spain and the Canary Islands, Mediterranean islands and the Azores. Vagrant to Iceland and the Faroes, Morocco, Spain and the Canary Islands, Mediterranean islands and the Azores.
- +==Taxonomy==
-Habitat In the west commonly in town parks, flooded gravel-pits and reservoirs and more natural wetlands. Much wilder birds in the east on slow-flowing rivers and large, shallow lakes, often in estuaries and on sheltered coasts out of the breeding season.+==Habitat==
-==Bird Song==+In the west commonly in town parks, flooded gravel-pits and reservoirs and more natural wetlands. Much wilder birds in the east on slow-flowing rivers and large, shallow lakes, often in estuaries and on sheltered coasts out of the breeding season.
 +==Behaviour==
 +==External Links==
 +Bird Song
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''[[Media:Cygnus olor (song).mp3|Listen in an external program]]'' ''[[Media:Cygnus olor (song).mp3|Listen in an external program]]''
-==External Links== 
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Revision as of 17:58, 7 June 2007

Cygnus olor
Photo by Marysan
Photo by Marysan

Contents

Identification

Location: Lake Murray, San Diego, CA

Distribution

Common resident throughout lowland British Isles, north and central France and east to Denmark and Germany. A summer visitor to southern Norway, southern Sweden and extreme south Finland, and Poland and the Baltic States. Also breeds around the northern shores of the Black and Caspian Seas and in parts of Turkey. In the west most are descended from introduced or feral birds and in Britain especially, live in close association with man. Bred ferally in Iceland in the 1960s but extinct since 1977.

Vagrant to Iceland and the Faroes, Morocco, Spain and the Canary Islands, Mediterranean islands and the Azores.

Taxonomy

Habitat

In the west commonly in town parks, flooded gravel-pits and reservoirs and more natural wetlands. Much wilder birds in the east on slow-flowing rivers and large, shallow lakes, often in estuaries and on sheltered coasts out of the breeding season.

Behaviour

External Links

Bird Song


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