Birds

Whooper Swan

Whooper Swan – Cygnus cygnus

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The Whooper Swan (pronounced hooper), is a large Northern Hemisphere swan. It is the Eurasian counterpart of the North American Trumpeter Swan. An old name for the Whooper Swan is ‘Elk’; it is so called in Francis Willughby and John Ray’s Ornithology of 1676.

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