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Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)
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Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)

General Description: Black Swans (Cygnus atratus) are large, sexually monomorphic domestic waterbirds with very long necks. In adults, the entire body is black except for the bill, which is red with a white band.

Taxonomy: Anseriformes, Anatidae, Anserinae

Favored Habitat: Wild Black Swan prefer wetlands and marshes in southern Australia. The domestic birds found elsewhere probably prefer urban ponds and gardens.

Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)

Where to Find: Around Las Vegas, check the Gilcrease Wildlife Sanctuary


Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)
Black Swan: note the red bill with a white band
Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)
Black Swan
Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) more to come ...

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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