Swans are the largest, and generally considered the most beautiful, of the waterfowl.

A male is known as a cob, a female is a pen, and the young are called cygnets.

Odd fact: According to the magazine Wildlife Conservation, a swan can have 25,000 feathers.

  • Australian Black Swan

  • Bewick's Swan

  • Black-necked Swan

  • Coscoroba Swan

  • Mute Swan

  • Tundra Swan

  • Whistling Swan

  • Whooper Swan

    Various Swan Links:

    Here's the Trumpeter Swan Society Home Page.

    Small Valley Swans

    Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

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