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Whooper Swan

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cygcyg1663.jpg (42260 bytes) Alternate name
Cygnus cygnus Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
152cm                 Length
Coastline, Pastureland Habitat
4 - 5 eggs Clutch    Eggs
Aquatic plants and grasses on grasses. Food    Diet
Recorded migrating at altitudes up to 8,200m Habits
366 World Number

Least Concern


Photo by Arthur Grosset

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Whooper Swan Alarmcall
(Cygnus cygnus)
Patrik ?erg XC27170
02-03-2008, Sweden

Whooper Swan calls
(Cygnus cygnus)
Sander Pieterse XC27158
10-11-2003, Netherlands

Whooper Swan call
(Cygnus cygnus)
Patrik ?erg XC27172
27-05-2007, Sweden

 Embedded file Whooper Swan Call
(Cygnus cygnus)
Ante Strand XC28927
12-03-1992, Sweden

Whooper Swan Call
(Cygnus cygnus)
Ante Strand XC29013
21-03-1992, Sweden

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