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  • English
    • White Swan
    • Mute Swan
  • Portuguese
    • Cisne-mudo
  • Scientific Names
    • Cygnus olor
  • French
    • cygne tuburculé
  • German
    • Höckerschwan
  • Japanese
    • コブハクチョウ
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • MUSW

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

nickyladas

Date

October 12, 2014 05:04 PM NCT

Description

White Swan with nest and eggs.

Virginia Lake
Great North Road, Wanganui, New Zealand

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Mute swan Cygnus olor

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kentr4000

Date

October 18, 2014 07:29 AM EDT

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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maractwin

Date

October 17, 2014 11:08 AM EDT

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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wendy5

Date

October 17, 2014

Description

The first Mute Swan or Cygnus olor I've seen this year, a beautiful one, floating on a canal with some ducks at La Granja.

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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csavy

Date

May 25, 2014

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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margaritameza

Date

January 3, 2008

Place

Londres, Inglaterra (Google, OSM)

Description

Patos y cisnes en un parque

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

pieceofmind

Date

September 7, 2014

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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pieceofmind

Date

May 24, 2014

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White Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

tim_hopley

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Very territorial towards the black swans on the lake.

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What

Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

steveattwood

Date

January 26, 2014

Description

A group of seven mute swan were quietly feeding and resting in a still area of Harts Creek.

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

October 7, 2013

Place

Ernle Clarke Reserve (Google, OSM)

Description

very territorial and aggressive at present. The black knob above his beak means he is thinking about breeding.

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

mcnamaral

Date

May 29, 2013

Description

Liffey Domain, Lincoln NZ

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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.