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Description

The Tundra Swan has a coat of white feathers though is distinguished by its large, black bill. Yellow lores adorn its eyes while the neck of a Tundra Swan is held straight up.

The Tundra Swan ranges from 1.2 to 1.5 m in size for its length while its wingspan can be up to 2 m.[1]

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Behaviour

Diet

Calls

The Tundra Swan, while in flight, lets out a high-pitched and quivering "oo-oo-whoo" call repeatedly.[1]

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

Despite being uncommon, the Tundra Swan is found in shallow areas of lakes and wetlands. [1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Krista Kagume (2005). Compact Guide to Ontario Birds. Lone Pine Publishing. ISBN 1551054671. 

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