Mute Swan Cygnus olor



The () is a species of swan, and hence in turn a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and (as a rare winter visitor) the far north of Africa. It is also an introduced species in North America, Australasia and southern Africa. The name ‘mute’ derives from its being less vocal than other swan species, though it is not always silent.

Factsheet: Mute Swan Cygnus olor 

 

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