Black Swan - Cygnus atratus

Length 3.6-4.7 ft (109.2-142.2 cm)
Wingspan 5.2-6.6 ft (160.0-200.0 cm)
Clutch Size 5-6
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Black Swan is native to Australia. The populations in the U.S. were probably escapees from Zoos, private collections, etc. The adults are all black except for the beak and a white area on their wings.

Supposedly, Black Swans can fly to speeds up to 50 miles per hour. They eat mostly vegetation and some worms and insects.

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