Mute Swan

Mute Swan Description Swans are the largest extant members of the waterfowl family, Anatidae. The largest living species, including the mute swan (shown in the picture to the right), can reach a length of over 1.5m and weigh over 15 kg. Breeding Per nest, mute swans lay from 4 to 10 eggs. Female mute swans brood for about …

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Swan sitting in the water


Spoonbill Description The Eurasian Spoonbills is completely white except for its black legs and bill. Other than the Eurasian spoonbill there are 5 other species most of them look fairly similar except for the Roseate spoonbill, which is pink. Breeding The birds usually breed during the spring usually from the end of March to July. …

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House Sparrow

House Sparrow Description The male house sparrow differs from the female, while the females have a more light brown color, the males are a much darker brown. Breeding The birds breed from late March to August. They lay two to three clutches per breeding season with 4-6 eggs each. They breed in a loose colony. …

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