trumpeter swan


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Synonyms for trumpeter swan

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

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Based on previous research utilizing historic Alaskan trumpeter swan survey data (Schmidt et al.
The trumpeter swan is the largest waterfowl species in North America.
We documented trumpeter swan activities on winter and spring-use areas from December 1989 through May 1990.
However, others believe it to be no match for the stronger and more determined trumpeter swan, which will drive away the mute swan if it tries to invade its territory.
We had a trumpeter swan doing the backstroke," she remembers.
Graceful afloat and in flight, the magnificent trumpeter swan has become a metaphor for all that is wild and beautiful and worth saving in the habitats of North America.
Send a long envelope with your address and a stamp on it to: Trumpeter Swan Society; 3800 County Road 24; Maple Plain, MN 55359.
This decline ushered in conservation measures that were partially successful in restoring trumpeter swan populations.
The swan you found was part of a trumpeter swan restoration program in Ontario, Canada.
As I pointed my skis after the wolf tracks, eager to catch a glimpse of them or perhaps hear their howl, I realized this land is habitat to three species that had nearly been driven to extinction: bison, trumpeter swan, and gray wolf.
The trumpeter swan had vanished east of the Rocky Mountains by the 1930s, but it was not until 1982 that the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources began its restoration project.
so we wouldn't have to list them as a threatened or endangered species,'' said Dave Lockman, who wrote the continent's first trumpeter swan management plan in the early 1980s.
Anseriformes Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator Anseriformes Barred Owl Strix varia Strigiformes Ostrich Struthio camelus Struthioniformes Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus Sphenisciformes Black-Necked Crane Grus nigricollis Gruiformes Laughing Gull Larus atricilla Charadriiformes Domestic Duck Anas sp.
The Trumpeter Swan is slightly larger than the Tundra Swan and has an all black bill.
Iowa conservationists are celebrating the hatching of three trumpeter swan cygnets on a farm pond in Dubuque County, the first documented hatches among wild trumpeters in the state in 115 years.