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.
Various Swan Links:
Here's the Trumpeter Swan Society Home Page.
Small Valley Swans
Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
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