Bewick's Swan

a. k. a. Tundra Swan

Olor columbianus bewickii

A Bewick's Swan
Photo courtesy of Ian Gereg

This swan is the Palearctic race of the Whistling Swan, Olor columbianus. It is the smallest of the northern swans. The sexes are similar.


Bewick's Swan Links:

Heading South is the BBC's page on Bewick's Swan migration, which also has some info on Whoopers.

Experts stunned by swan 'divorce' at Slimbridge wetland


Bewick's Swans
Photo courtesy of Ian Gereg


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