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Trumpeter swan
Cygnus columbianus

Trumpeter swan
Trumpeter swan
Trumpeter swan

Size: 65 inches
Overall Color: white
Occurrence: near water
Diet: aquatic vegetation, crustaceans, grain
Nest: platform
Field Identification: large white swimming bird with long neck and black bill
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: anseriformes
Family: 01 Anatidae (geese,ducks,swans)
Genus: Cygnus
Species: columbianus

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