|The Bewick's Swan can be found in Asia zone, Slimbridge|
|Breeding Habitat - Tundra Region|
|Tundra region of Northern Russia and Siberia.|
|Winter Habitat or Migration Area|
|Eastern population Winter in China and Japan. Western population winter in the British Isles and Northern Europe.|
1150mm to 1400mm (45" to 55")
Appearance - Cob
The male has White plumage, a Black bill with Yellow at the proximal area. The legs and feet are Black.
Appearance - Pen
The female is the same as the male but slightly smaller.
Marshes, Lakes and Estuaries of North Russia and Siberia.
Aquatic vegetation, Leaves, Roots Stems, Grasses and Insect larvae.
Early May to June
Built as a large mound shaped nest from plant material off the ground near water.
Quantity: 3 to 5
Colour: Creamy White.
|Slimbridge Wildfowl A - B|
|African Black Duck (Anas Sparsa)|
|African Pygmy Goose (Nettapus Auritus)|
|American Black Duck (Anas Rubripes)|
|American Flamingo (Phoenicopterus Ruber)|
|American Wigeon (Anas Americana)|
|American Wood Duck (Aix Sponsa)|
|Andean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus Andinus)|
|Andean Goose (Chloephaga Melanoptera)|
|Argentinian Ruddy Duck (Oxyura Vittata)|
|Australian Shelduck (Tadorna Tadornoides)|
|Australian Shoveler (Anas Rhynchotis)|
|Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta Jubata)|
|Baer's Pochard (Aythya Baeri)|
|Baikal Teal (Anas Formosa)|
|Bar-Headed Goose (Anser Indicus)|
|Barnacle Goose (Branta Leucopsis)|
|Bewick's Swan (Cygnus Columbianus Bewickii)|
|Black-Bellied Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna Autumnalis)|
|Black-Necked Swan (Cygnus Melancoryphus)|
|Black Swan (Cygnus Atratus)|
|Blue-Winged Goose (Cyanochen Cyanoptera)|
|Blue-Winged Teal (Anas Discors)|
|Brazilian Teal (Amazonetta Brasiliensis)|
|Brent Goose (Branta Bernicla)|
|Bronze Winged Duck (Speculanas Specularis)|
|Wildfowl (Listed Alphabetically)|
|A-B | C-F | G-L | M-R | S-Z|
The Bewick’s Swan, also known as the Tundra Swan, was named by William Yarrell after Thomas Bewick who was an engraver of birds and animals.
The Bewick’s Swan is similar to the Whooper Swan except it is smaller, has a shorter neck with a more rounded head and always has more Black than Yellow on its bill. The Whooper Swan has more Yellow than Black on its bill.
|Hear the Bewick's Swan's Call:-|