Mute Swan

Cygnus olor - Cygne tuberculé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cygnus

  • Species
    :

    olor

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 160 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 200 à 240 cm.
  • Weight
    : 9000 à 13000 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Cygne tuberculé,
  • Cisne Vulgar,
  • Cisne-mudo,
  • Höckerschwan,
  • Bütykös hattyú,
  • Knobbelzwaan,
  • Cigno reale,
  • Knölsvan,
  • Knoppsvane,
  • labuť veľká,
  • labuť velká,
  • Knopsvane,
  • kyhmyjoutsen,
  • cigne mut,
  • Hnúðsvanur,
  • łabędź niemy,
  • paugurknābja gulbis,
  • labod grbec,
  • Лебедь-шипун,
  • コブハクチョウ,
  • 疣鼻天鹅,
  • 疣鼻天鵝〔赤嘴天鵝〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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