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Swan in the Rain  Cygnus olor,Geotagged,Mute Swan,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. A simple, but beautiful shot! Posted 7 years ago
  2. Thank you Ferdy :] Posted 7 years ago

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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

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Robert Embley
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By Robert Embley

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Uploaded Oct 29, 2012. Captured Jun 3, 2012 19:42 in 1 Green Ln, Nantwich, Cheshire East CW5 6DB, UK.
  • Canon EOS 600D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/128s
  • ISO2000
  • 250mm