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Trumpeter Swan

Cygnus buccinator ORDER: ANSERIFORMES FAMILY: ANATIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

The largest of North American waterfowl, the Trumpeter Swan is resident throughout much of its range, but migratory in other parts. Its was reduced to near extinction by the early 20th century, but it is relatively common today.

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Calls

Call a hollow, nasal honking. Wings make raspy noise in flight.

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