Cygnus atratus

Black Swan - Native to Australia where they have an erratic migration pattern dependant on the climate condition. A few of these swans, obviously escapes, exist around the UK and Ireland where they have formed a few stable populations. These birds were photographed at a Staffordshire lake in the UK.

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