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 →
Both male and female swans incubate the eggs. The male takes the day shift, while the female incubates the clutch at night.
Swans feed in the water and on land. They are almost entirely herbivorous, although small numbers of aquatic animals may be eaten. In the water food is obtained by up-ending or dabbling, and their diet is composed of the roots, View Full →
The longest movement recorded for one of our collared swans is from Albert Park to Ballarat – about 110 kilometers!
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