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  • Portuguese
    • Cisne-mudo
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    • Cygnus olor
  • French
    • cygne tuburculé
  • English
    • Mute Swan
  • German
    • Höckerschwan
  • Japanese
    • コブハクチョウ
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    • MUSW

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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martingrimm

Date

June 5, 2013 08:43 AM CEST

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Square

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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lg_price

Date

September 7, 2006

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Description

4 immature swans preening, and a Canada Goose in the background. The two parent swans were nearby but I didn't get them in a photo. They have a nest at the other end of the lake.

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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anomalocaris

Date

September 13, 2014 09:10 AM EDT

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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pachomers

Date

September 13, 2014 09:23 AM EDT

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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hjnugent

Date

September 12, 2014 04:24 PM EDT

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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kentr4000

Date

September 9, 2014 03:00 PM EDT

Description

Along charles

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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blackbird

Date

September 17, 2010 03:30 PM CEST

Description

Two mute swans on a "day out" on river Limmat in the heart of Zurich, accompanied by two cygnets (theirs presumably, one swan seemed to have an eye on them). The cygnets were rather playful, one chasing the other, trying to bite the other's neck, the kind of thing young siblings do.

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Square

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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greglasley

Date

September 4, 2014

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Square

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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sara4

Date

August 28, 2014

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Square

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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greglasley

Date

September 1, 2014

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Square

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 1, 2014

Description

with Graylag Geese in foreground

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Description from Wikipedia

The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and (as a rare winter visitor) the far north of Africa. It is also an introduced species in North America, Australasia and southern Africa. The name 'mute' derives from it being less vocal than other swan species. Measuring 125 to 170 centimetres (49 to 67 in) in length, this large swan...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.