Mute Swan Adult
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Taken at Gourock on 27th February 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 1st December 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 28th January 2017 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 14th December 2017 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Nesting
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 19th April 2017 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchling
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 7th June 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150 - 500 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchlings
Taken at Stevenston on 22nd May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchling
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 25th May 2014 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150 - 500 mm zoom lens.
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Cygnet
Taken at Stevenston on 10th June 2010 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 21st October 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 20th October 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150 - 500 mm zoom lens.

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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 8th December 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Mute Swan.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Cygnus Olor.
Anseriformes.
Anatidae.


Site Of Nest:
Materials:
Food:
Feature:
Near water.
A mass of rushes and reeds.
Water plants, molluscs, insects.
Bad-tampered especially when nesting.
Ignoring the warning signs from a nesting Cob
can lead to fatalities. Not very common but it does happen.
This cygnet sadly didn't survive.
 
Plumage:

Length:
Nesting Period:
Eggs:
White feathers, reddish orange beak, black areas above beak, black legs and feet.
Around 2.3 mts
March-May
6-9. Greenish white. The largest egg of any British Bird.View

Voice: