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 →
A colony of Black Swans in Dawlish, Devon has become so well associated with the town that the bird has been the town’s emblem for
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.
The number of eggs in a swan clutch ranges from three to eight.
A mature Black Swan measures between 110 and 142 cm (43-56 in) in length and weighs 3.7–9 kg (8.1-20 lbs). Its wing span is between 1.6 and 2 metres (5.3-6.5 ft). Relative to their size, black swans have longer necks View Full →