ranging from fresh, brackish and salt
water lakes, swamps
Sticks and vegetation.
The Black Swan in Britain is an 'ornamental'
with only 9 breeding pairs known in 2001.
like this one on Strathclyde Park, are
more likely to be escapees.
Black feathered, with a line of white flight
the wing edges that sometimes
show when at rest, and are
conspicuous in flight.
The bill is bright red, with a pale
bar and tip;
legs and feet are greyish-black.
1.1 to 1.4 metres