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Mute Swan - Cygnus olor | by Phasmomantis
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Mute Swan - Cygnus olor

The Mute swan actually gets its name from the fact that its is less vocal than other swan species and is one of the heaviest flying birds. A male swan is known as a Cob while the female is known as a Pen and has a lifespan of around 12 years in the wild and can reach 30 years if in an protected environment.

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Taken on April 17, 2021