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Mute Swan A Mute Swan (Cygnus Olor) at Tveitevatnet, Bergen, Norway, May 2014. Animals,Bergen,Birds,Cygnus olor,Mute Swan,Nature,Norway,Swan,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge

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The mute swan is a species of swan and a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and the far north of Africa. It is an introduced species in North America, Australasia and southern Africa. The name 'mute' derives from it being less vocal than other swan species. Measuring 125 to 170 cm in length, this large swan is wholly white in plumage with an orange bill bordered with black. It is recognisable by its pronounced knob atop the bill, which is larger in.. more

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Species identified by Mjollnir MacAlba
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By Mjollnir MacAlba

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Uploaded Dec 4, 2014. Captured May 1, 2014 13:04.
  • NIKON D3100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/400s
  • ISO100
  • 300mm