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Whooper Swan

(Cygnus cygnus)
German name(s): "Singschwan"
Size: 1.4-1.6 m; wing span 2.05-2.35 m
Weight: 7.4-14.0 kg (male larger than female)

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Whooper Swan at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

Frontal view of Whooper Swans; note how the yellow on the bill projects beyond the nostrils (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Near-frontal view of Whooper Swans on a riverine meadow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Lateral view of Whooper Swans on a riverine meadow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Whooper Swans on a riverine meadow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Whooper Swans on a riverine meadow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Comparison of a Whooper Swan with a Mute Swan (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

Near-lateral view of Whooper Swans in flight (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[River Bug, near Brok, Masovia, Poland, April 2018]

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