Trumpeter Swan

Cygnus buccinator

ML3754


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Arthur A. Allen
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David G. Allen
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Lake Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
Oregon, United States
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal
Behaviors
Flying
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
Tags
;
Playback
Unspecified

Media notes

NOTES: NEAR HEADQUARTERS. MOSTLY COURTING BIRDS - TWO BIRDS FACE ONE ANOTHER AND FLUTTER THEIR WINGS CALLING, BUT NOT VERY LOUD. ALSO SOME FIGHTING AND SOME LOUDER CALLS ON THE WING; INCLUDING WING AND FOOT NOISES. Based on the site, these almost certainly represent Trumpeter Swans, at the time recognized by some authors as C. c. buccinator - CAM - 27 October 2004. Other Behaviors: Court, Fight, Perform Visual Display. Habitat: Pond.

Background Species

Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos

Technical Information

Recorder
MAGNEMITE UNSPECIFIED MODEL
Microphone
Accessories
Parabola (Unknown Diameter/Focal Length)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
16 May 2002 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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