Black-necked Swan - Cygnus melanocoryphus

Length 8.5-11.7 ft (259.1-355.6 cm)
Wingspan 4.4-5.8 ft (134.6-177.8 cm)
Weight 7.7-14.8 lb (3.5-6.7 g)
Clutch Size 4-8
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Black-necked Swan is an import from South America. Both sexes are similar in plumage, but the female is a little smaller in size and the knob on the head is also a little smaller. The Black-necked Swan is the smallest in its genus and is found in freshwater marshes, lagoons and lakes.

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