January 08, 2015

Black and white.



The black swan is a large waterbird, a species of swan, which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia. The species was hunted to extinction in New Zealand, but later reintroduced which is where we saw them.

In proportion to its size, the black swan has the longest neck of any swan species.
The chicks hatch covered in light grey down.

Cygnus atratus

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