Black Swan

Black Swan

Cygnus atratus
Black Swan at Tayto Park

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Their scientific name Cygnus atratus means ‘a swan attired in black’  which refers to it's almost entirely black plumage (wing-tips are white). Black swans have an orange-red bill with a white band, and grey legs. They are monogamous and will mate for and will share incubation duties and cygnet rearing.

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