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Black Swan - Cygnus stratus  Australia,Black Swan,Cygnus atratus,Geotagged,Summer Click/tap to enlarge

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The Black Swan is a large waterbird, a species of swan, which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia. The species was hunted to extinction in New Zealand, but later reintroduced. Within Australia they are nomadic, with erratic migration patterns dependent upon climatic conditions. Black Swans are large birds with mostly black plumage and red bills. They are monogamous breeders that share incubation duties and cygnet rearing between the sexes.

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Feb 10, 2020. Captured Feb 9, 2020 17:52 in Smiths Lake NSW 2428, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/20.0
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO1600
  • 81mm