Whooper Swan

Posted: February 10, 2016 in Birds, Natural History, Norfolk, UK
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The Whooper Swan is the largest of the 2 migratory swan species which visit the UK in the winter. It is estimated that about 15,000 birds winter in the Uk of which around 7-8.000 winter on the Ouse washes in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.  It can be separated from other swan species by the large yellow triangular marking on the bill.

 

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Whooper Swans

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