trumpeter swan


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large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry

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Other AZA institutions involved in trumpeter swan recovery include Bramble Park Zoo, Brookfield Zoo, Buttonwood Park Zoo, Detroit Zoo, Jackson Zoo, Kansas City Zoo, Louisville Zoo, Memphis Zoo, Milwaukee County Zoo, Minnesota Zoo, Oglebay's Good Zoo, Sedgwick County Zoo, the Wilds, and Toronto Zoo.
From only 30 known trumpeter swans in 1930 and 1,200 in the early 1980s, the Rocky Mountain flyway now has an estimated 3,000 trumpeters, although most are based in Canada.
With the enactment of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, the trumpeter swan hunt was closed and the conservation effort began.
Specifically, the Audubon Society award recognized the Consumers Energy Hydro Generation Department's successful reintroduction of native trumpeter swans near its hydroelectric generating dams along the Au Sable River.
Trump or Trumpeter swans (Cygnus Buccinator) receive their name from the trumpet-like sound it makes when it feels threatened.
In a report issued last year by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, FWS biologists exposed that it was hunting politics serving as the most serious obstacle to trumpeter swan restoration.
District Court, asking that it put a stop to a sport hunting season opened on trumpeter swans by the U.
Loud and Cooke ponds on the Au Sable River offer the best chances to view rare, native trumpeter swans Consumers Energy re-established in the late 1990s.
We surveyed free-ranging Canada geese (Branta canadensis), trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator), mute swans (Cygnus olor), and mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) to estimate the prevalence of antibodies to avian bornavirus (ABV) and of cloacal shedding of ABV RNA in southern Ontario, Canada.
Noise from hundreds of two-stroke engines reverberated along the 30-mile stretch past the Madison River, disturbing visitors to the geyser basin and countless bison and trumpeter swans that visitors would expect to see on their way to Old Faithful.
I was on my second cup of coffee when the trumpeter swans came in, a dozen huge white birds blowing their horns like a '56 Buick.
The broad grasslands, sagebrush steppe, high peaks, and rich mosaic of wetlands provide vital habitat for grizzly bears, wolves, elk, deer, pronghorn and graceful Trumpeter Swans.
This has reduced the population of trumpeter swans, which rely on the bodies of water not just for nesting but also as a refuge from predators.
More than 300 species of birds (bald eagles, mountain bluebirds, trumpeter swans and sand hill cranes among them) and big game, such as moose, elk, bison, wolves and bears, come into view with the help of an experienced guide.
Studies have shown that lead poisoning kills up to 32 percent of trumpeter swans and 52 percent of loons.