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Swan, Coscoroba
 
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Scientific Name:
Coscoroba coscoroba
Location(s):
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Global, Paraguay, South America, Uruguay Read more
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IUCN
The population is estimated to number 10,000-25,000 individuals, roughly equating to 6,700-17,000 mature individuals. ...
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Male Coscoroba Swans weigh 3.8–5.4 kg (8.4–12 lb) and females weigh 3.2–4.5 kg (7.1–9.9 lb). Length is from 87.5 to 115 cm (34.4 to 45 in) and wingspan is 155 to 160 cm (61 to 63 in).[ 2] [ 3] [ 4] has white plumage except for black tips to the outer six primary feathers, although this black is often barely visible on the closed wing. In flight, the black wing tips are conspicuous. The bird has a red beak, legs and feet. They look somewhat more like geese than swans. The female looks almost identical to the male. The cygnet is a patchy color, with brown and gray hues. The Coscoroba Swan is also lacking the black mask that other swans have where their lores are between the eyes and beak. They look like a very small swan in body and look like a goose in the head.Eggs have a measure 89 X 61 mm, with averages of 82 to 94 53 to 67 mm, with an average weight of 170 grams and range from 129 to 203 grams ...
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