Black Swan

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Scientific Name

Type
Bird

Lifespan
50-60 years

Size
43-56 inches

Average Weight
8.2-20 lbs

Group Name
Bevy

Group Size
Varies

Name of Young
Cygnet

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We Live:
We Are:Common

Did you know?

  • Black swans are a large species of water foul. They are mostly black and have red bills. They appear entirely black, however their flight feathers are white.
  • They are from Southern Australia, but they are also very popular in other parts of the world as ornamental birds.
  • They have very long necks that are ‘S’ shaped. Their necks contain 22-25 vertebrae, humans and many mammals only have 7.

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