whistling swan

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Synonyms for whistling swan

North American subspecies of tundra swan having a soft whistling note

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But the common wild swan of North America, the whistling swan, breeds in northern Canada and migrates south.
Tundra swans, also called whistling swans to further differentiate them from endangered trumpeter swans, were once in very short supply.
The comings and goings of shorebirds, waterfowl, and raptors make September a good month for a visit--you may see white-fronted geese, pintail ducks, and later, snow geese and whistling swans.