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Swan Lake - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
Swan Lake - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
Swan Lake - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
Swan Lake (WWT Slimbridge)
Swan Lake.
To locate the Swan Lake Zone and places of interest at Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (W.W.T.), please click the above image for a map.

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The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the Swan Lake at WWT Slimbridge, click image for information: -
Bewick's Swan (WWT Slimbridge April 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Bewick's Swan
Individuals can be recognised by their unique black and yellow bill pattern, adults and yearlings new to Slimbridge are named and their bill pattern recorded.
Coot (WWT Slimbridge August 2010) - pic by Nigel Key
The Coot is a member of the Rallidae family (rail) and is related to the Moorhen.
Eurasian White-Fronted Goose (WWT Slimbridge April 2013) - pic by Nigel Key
Eurasian White-Fronted Goose
The White Fronted Goose, also known as the Greater white Fronted Goose, is a member of the Anser genus which consists largely of Grey plumage.
Greylag Goose (WWT Slimbridge October 2011) - pic by Nigel Key
Greylag Goose
The Greylag goose is the largest of the 'grey' geese and is the last goose to migrate South, 'lagging' behind the others, which led to its name.
Lesser White-Fronted Goose (WWT Slimbridge June 2015) - pic by Nigel Key
Lesser White-Fronted Goose
The Lesser white Fronted Goose, which is closely related to the White Fronted Goose, is found in northernmost Asia.
Mallard (WWT Slimbridge March 2009) - pic by Nigel Key
The Mallard or Wild Duck is a dabbling duck which belongs to the Anatidae family.
Mute Swan (WWT Slimbridge May 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Mute Swan
The Mute Swan is a member of the Anatidae family and is native to Europe, Asia and the North of Africa. It has also been introduced into North America, Australasia and South Africa.
Tufted Duck (WWT Slimbridge April 2011) - pic by Nigel Key
Tufted Duck
The Tufted Duck is the most widespread diving duck in the United Kindom and Europe.
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WWT Slimbridge is divided into various Zones and places of interest. The links below contain information on wildfowl that can be found in each Zone: -
Andean Flamingo Zone
Asia Zone
Australia Zone
Back From The Brink
Flamingo Lagoon
Geese Of The World
Lesser Flamingo Zone
North America Zone
Otter Pool Zone
Pampas Pen Zone
South America Zone
Swan Lake Zone
Tropical House
Tundra Zone
Wader Shore Zone
Caribbean Flamingo Zone

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