932

Other Names: Bewick's Swan, Whistling Swan

Distribution: arctic tundra in summer; discontinuously on coastal areas of the United States and east Asia in winter.

Description:

Size: 55-65 cm in length with a 88-106 cm wingspan.

Plumage:  Uniform white; the bill is black, usually with a yellow spot in front of the small black eyes.

Species image
932

Tundra Swan

Bill Shape
spatulate
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
aleutians
arizona
arkansas
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
hawaii
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
long-wings
Action
flying
perching
Behavior
soaring
Markings
bold
head
plain
tailbands
Sounds
clear
Location
high flying
low flying
ground dwelling
high perching
north in summer
south in summer
south in winter
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
flats
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
blackandwhite
brown
white
Body Shape
duck
Size
large
Order
ducks, geese and swans - anatidae
ducks, geese and swans - anseriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species