Other Swans

To make it easier to picture the various types of swans in the wild, browse the images below.

 

The coscoroba swan (coscoroba coscoroba) is a native of southern South America, breeding in the freshwater marshs, lagoons, and lake shores of the Chilean Southern Zone, Argentina's Tierra del Fuego, and on the Falkland Islands. It migrates northward to northern Chile and Argentina, Uruguay and the southeastern tip of Brazil during South America's winter.

The black-necked swan (cygnus melancoryphus) is a native of southern South America, breeding in the freshwater marshs, lagoons, and lake shores of the Chilean Southern Zone, Argentina's Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, and on the Falkland Islands. It migrates northward to Paraguay and southern Brazil during South America's astral winter.

The black swan (cygnus atratus) is native to and breeds mainly in the southeastern and southwestern regions of Australia. They prefer fresh, brackish, and salt water lake, swamps and rivers with underwater and emergent vegetation for food and nesting materials. Although they prefer permanent wetlands, they can be also be found in flooded pastures, tidal mudflats and occassionally on the open sea near islands or the shore.

Coscoroba Swan

The smallest of the swans, the coscoroba swan walks on the shore of Lake Morton in Lakeland, Florida.

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Resting Black-Necked Swan

A black-necked swan rests on Lakeland, Florida's Lake Morton.

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Juvenile Black Swan

A juvenile bloack swan stands on the banks of Lakeland, Florida's Lake Morton. The city usually moves the young swans to a more protected area.

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Portrait Of A Black-Necked Swan

One of the black-necked swans that makes Lakeland, Florida's Lake Morton home.

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In Search Of A Mate 2

One of the many swans around Lakeland, Florida's Lake Morton, this black swan strolls along its bank in late March in the prime of the breeding season. Some of the swans are already on nests.

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Black Swan A Swimming

Black swan swimming on Lake Morton in Lakeland, Florida.

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Black Necked Swan

Black-necked swan on Lake Morton in Lakeland, Florida.

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Black Swan sitting on Eggs

This black swan was sitting on her nest of eggs at Lake Morton in Lakeland, Florida.

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