Following Bewick Swans on their 4,500-mile migration

The conservationist and “human swan” Sacha Dench has become the first woman to cross the English Channel in a motorised paraglider during her epic 4,500-mile journey following migrating birds from the Russian tundra to Britain. The 41-year-old made history crossing the Channel on her paramotor after an eventful 10-week flight accompanying the annual migration of […]

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Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus

The Bewick’s or Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus) is a small Holarctic swan. As their common name implies, the Tundra Swan breeds in the Arctic and subarctic tundra, where they inhabit shallow pools, lakes and rivers. These birds, unlike Mute Swans (C. olor) but like the other Arctic swans, are migratory birds. The winter habitat of […]

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