The number of eggs in a swan clutch ranges from three to eight.
Black swans occur over large parts of Australia, with estimates of their range varying from 1 to 10 million square kilometers.
The swans are the largest members of the duck family Anatidae, and are amongst the largest flying birds. The largest species, including the mute swan, trumpeter swan, and whooper swan, can reach a length of over 1.5 m (60 inches) View Full →
Swans usually mate for life, though ‘divorce’ does sometimes occur, particularly following nesting failure.
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.