The longest movement recorded for one of our collared swans is from Albert Park to Ballarat – about 110 kilometers!
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 →
Swan eggs hatch after about 45 days of incubation.
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 →
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