Whooper Swan Bird Information
Whooper Swan bird is a winter visitor forming medium-sized flocks, often in association with other swans. The bird’s Neck usually held straight. Whooper Swan has a yellow base to black bill, which extends forward to form a clear point, accentuating flat crown-bill profile. Generally noisy, especially in flight, when wingbeats produce whistling noise.
Status: The bird is a regular winter visitor mainly from Iceland; the largest numbers in Scotland and Ireland.
Whooper Swan Bird Facts
|Size||145-160 cm (57-63 in)|
|Habitat||freshwater, estuaries, field|
|Behavior||swims, up-ends, walks, takes off and lands on water or ground|
|Voice||loud, trumpeting whoop|
|Tail||white; short and square|
|Bill||black with a yellow base, duck-like|
|Juvenile||brownish grey, pinkish bill|
Whooper bird’s Nesting and Breeding
|Nest||Lined scrape near water|
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