General Description: Mute Swans (Cygnus olor)
are large, sexually monomorphic domestic waterbirds. In adults, the entire body
is white, and the bill is black at the base and the rest is orange.
There is a black knob on the forehead. In juveniles, the body is
gray, turning white with age, and
the bill is pinkish with black at the base. The nasal cavity also
looks like a black mark on the bill.
Favored Habitat: Urban ponds.