French: Cygne trompette German: Trompeterschwan Spanish: Cisne trompetero
Hudson Bay, Canada
Breeds mainly in Alaska and W Canada and locally SE to SE Ontario (SE Canada), wintering in coastal S Alaska, British Columbia and NW USA; also several resident populations in several states of N USA, mostly from reintroductions.
150–180 cm; male 9100–13,600 g, female 7000–12,500 g; wingspan 230–260 cm. Black bill An Adult larger than in C. cygnus. Female averages... read more
Deep bugling call with emphasis on second syllable is most characteristic vocalization of species;... read more
Swamps, marshes and shallow ponds or lakes in boreal forest zone, preferably with abundant aquatic... read more
Food and feeding
Diet of adults is almost entirely vegetarian, consisting of leafy parts and stems of various aquatic plants (pondweeds, water lilies, etc... read more
Pair formation starts Mar–Apr, with eggs mainly laid late Apr–May and hatching in late May–Jul. Monogamous, with single... read more
US population mostly sedentary, most (c. 90%) undertaking only short local movements (including... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Total population estimated at c. 6000 birds in 1975; total with captive birds included, c. 11,000–12,000 birds; however, by... read more
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