Australasian Birds

Anatidae : Swans, Geese & Ducks

Mute Swan

Cygnus olor

Carmarthenshire, Wales - February 2004

The Mute Swan is a northern hemisphere native whose natural range extends from Great Britain to eastern Russia. They were introduced to Australia and New Zealand in the late 19th centuary and feral populations still retain a tenuous hold in a few locations.

Tayside, Scotland - February 2005

Nottinghamshire, England - February 2012

Lothian, Scotland - January 2003

Lothian, Scotland - January 2003