Swan meat has been regarded as a luxury food in England since at least the reign of Elizabeth I. A recipe for baked swan survives from that time. “To bake a Swan Scald it and take out the bones, and View Full →
The longest movement recorded for one of our collared swans is from Albert Park to Ballarat – about 110 kilometers!
The number of eggs in a swan clutch ranges from three to eight.
Both male and female swans incubate the eggs. The male takes the day shift, while the female incubates the clutch at night.
There are two collective nouns for a group of swans. A group on the ground is known as a ‘bank’, while a group in flight is called a ‘wedge’ of swans.