Black Swan

Cygnus atratus - Cygne noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cygnus

  • Species
    :

    atratus

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 140 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 160 à 200 cm.
  • Weight
    : 3700 à 8750 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Cygne noir,
  • Cisne Negro,
  • Cisne-preto,
  • Schwarzschwan,
  • fekete hattyú,
  • Zwarte Zwaan,
  • Cigno nero,
  • Svart svan,
  • Svartsvane,
  • labuť čierna,
  • labuť černá,
  • Sortsvane,
  • mustajoutsen,
  • cigne negre,
  • Svartsvanur,
  • łabędź czarny,
  • melnais gulbis,
  • črni labod,
  • Чёрный лебедь,
  • Soang hitam,
  • コクチョウ,
  • 黑天鹅,
  • 黑天鵝,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

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