• Swans in Black and White

    28 days ago - By Ornithology

    The swans, the largest of all waterfowl, are known for their beauty, elegance, and grace. Of six species of swans in the world, four are found in the northern hemisphere, mainly North America and Eurasia. and two in the southern hemisphere. The four northern species, the Tundra, Mute, Whooping, and Trumpeter Swans, have all white plumage. In South America we find the Black-necked Swan with a black neck and white body and in Australia there is the all-black Black Swan with white wingtips.
    The white swans of the northern climes nest on the ice-and snow-covered tundra and are thus...
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