Get to know the birds of Turkey - 14

posted on 7th of november, 2015

Hello all,
After a very long period, I'm back in the blogs with the queen of birds:

The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia.
Adults of this large swan typically range from 140 to 160 cm (55 to 63 in) long, although can range in extreme cases from 125 to 170 cm (49 to 67 in), with a 200 to 240 cm (79 to 94 in) wingspan.[4][12] Males are larger than females and have a larger knob on their bill. On average, this is the second largest waterfowl species after the trumpeter swan, although male mute swans can easily match or even exceed a male trumpeter in mass.[4][13] Among standard measurements of the mute swan, the wing chord measures 53–62.3 cm (20.9...

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Posted by Wxh6763 on November 26, 2015
That's great! They are so beautiful!
Posted by Gmgadani on November 21, 2015
Beautiful photos!!!
Posted by Mangalika on November 21, 2015

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