Swans usually mate for life, though ‘divorce’ does sometimes occur, particularly following nesting failure.
The current global population of black swans is estimated to be up to 500,000 individuals.
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
The Northern Hemisphere species of swan have pure white plumage but the Southern Hemisphere species are mixed black and white. The Australian Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) is completely black except for the white flight feathers on its wings; the chicks View Full →
The longest movement recorded for one of our collared swans is from Albert Park to Ballarat – about 110 kilometers!