Mute Swan
Taken at Musselburgh on 12th January, 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 8th February 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File


Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 11th March 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 9th March 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at Musselburgh on 2nd December 2018 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 13th March 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 1st December 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Nesting
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 19th April 2017 using
Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchlings
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 10th June 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens.
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Mute Swan
Juvenile Mute Swan

Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 25th May 2014 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150 - 500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 28th March 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Belhaven Bay on 18th November 2018 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 28th November 2020 using Nikon D500 with 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:

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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: