Mute Swan
Cygnus olor

– very large waterbird, much larger than Greylag Goose
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– migrates pairwise or in small to medium flocks in formation


Mute Swan Cygnus olor, AD
BIF1675, 13/01/2015, Rügen, Germany, Roland Neumann
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Mute Swan Cygnus olor, AD
BIF0386, 14/02/2012, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
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Mute Swan Cygnus olor, 2CY
BIF0397, 05/03/2010, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF383_MPU_PUM1984_120216_mswan_wswan_d_havelland
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
BIF0383, 16/02/2012, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF384_MPU_PUM1391_120214_mswan_d_havelland
Mute Swan Cygnus olor, AD
BIF0384, 14/02/2012, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
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Mute Swan Cygnus olor, AD
BIF0385, 15/03/2010, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze
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Mute Swan Cygnus olor, AD
BIF0387, 13/08/2012, Baltic Sea, offshore, Germany, Mathias Putze
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Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
BIF0388, 24/03/2010, Baltic Sea, offshore, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF389-3_PFR01220_1-11_090413_mswan-WS-EC_d_st_wallend-kiesgr_REF-S
Mute Swan Cygnus olor, wing sound, excitement call
BIF0389, 13/04/2010, Wallendorfer Kiesgruben, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector
BIF389-5_PFR01220_1-11_090413_mswan-WS-EC_d_st_wallend-kiesgr_REF-S
– detail –
Mute Swan Cygnus olor, wing sound, excitement call

BIF389, 13/04/2010, Wallendorfer Kiesgruben, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Whooper Swan
Bewick’s Swan

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