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Swan, Trumpeter
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Cygnus buccinator
Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Canada, Central America and Caribbean, Colorado, Global, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Mexico, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North America, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ohio Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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The Trumpeter Swan is the largest extant species of waterfowl. Adults usually measure 138–165 cm (54–65 in) long, though large males can range up to 180 cm (71 in) or more.[ 2] [ 3] [ 4] [ 5] The weight of adult birds is typically 7–13.6 kg (15–30 lb), with an average weight in males of 11.9 kg (26 lb) and 9.4 kg (21 lb) in females.[ 6] [ 2] The wingspan ranges from 185 to 250 cm (73 to 98 in), with the individual wing chords measuring 60–68 cm (24–27 in).[ 3] [ 4] [ 2] The largest known male Trumpeter attained a length of 183 cm (72 in), a wingspan of 3.1 m (10 ft) and a weight of 17.2 kg (38 lb).[ 7] ...
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