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Mute Swan, Black Swan and Coscoroba Swan

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Mute Swan, Black Swan and Coscoroba Swan

The mute swan is a species of swan and a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and the far north of Africa. It is an introduced species in North America, Australasia and southern Africa. Wikipedia

Scientific name: Cygnus olor

Wingspan: 2 – 2.4 m (Adult)

Rank: Species

Higher classification: Swan

Length: 1.2 – 1.7 m (Adult)

Mass: Male: 11 – 12 kg (Adult), Female: 8.5 – 9 kg (Adult)