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Black-necked Swan

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cygmel16459.jpg (55282 bytes) Alternate name
Cygnus melanocorypha Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
115-140 cm                Length
Inland wetlands, lakes and shallow seas Habitat
3 - 8 cream eggs incubated, in 34 to 36 by female, male stands guard, Clutch    Eggs
aquatic plants and small creatures. Food    Diet
365 World No

Least Concern                           


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