The longest movement recorded for one of our collared swans is from Albert Park to Ballarat – about 110 kilometers!
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 →
Swan eggs hatch after about 45 days of incubation.
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 Black Swan is protected under the Australian National Parks and Wildlife Act, 1974. It is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.