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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Black Swan

Bird Sightings - Black Swan

Hebrides Birds - Black Swan

Black Swan

Cygnus atratus

Photographs © Kim Park
Uig - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
7th May, 2006

 

Our Swan photographs

Whooper Swan
Mute Swan
Black swan
Whooper Swans
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Mute Swans
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Black Swan records in the Western Isles

Rare and accidental.

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(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

Collective nouns for Swans

A ballet, team, whiting, squadron of swans (dubious this one!)
A bank, herd, sounder, drift, lamentation of swans
A game, herd, bevy of swans
A regatta of swans (on water)
A whiteness of swans
An eyrar of swans
A wedge of swans (flying in a "V")

From WIKI

 

 

Visit Kim's web site of her photography of the Western Isles
www.bigbigskies.co.uk

Other local bird photographs

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