swannery

swannery

(ˈswɒnərɪ)
n, pl -neries
(Zoology) a place where swans are kept and bred

swan•ner•y

(ˈswɒn ə ri)

n., pl. -ner•ies.
a place where swans are raised.
[1560–70]
Translations

swannery

[ˈswɒnərɪ] Ncolonia f de cisnes

swannery

nSchwanenteich m
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Paul visits the largest swannery in the world based in Abbotsbury, Dorset.
Paul visits the largest swannery in the world based in Abbotsbury, Dorset; Ben heads to Northern Ireland and goes on the hunt for Irish hares; and Liz pulls on a wet suit and tries to get a glimpse of elusive basking sharks off the West Coast of Scotland.
Tony learns about the part played by a famous swannery in developing a secret weapon.
Abbotsbury Swannery, Dorset SEE the subtropical gardens at night and visit the mute swans.
Littlesea was great fun and ideally situated for exploring the Jurassic Coast as well as a whole range of other attractions including a Tank Museum, the Sealife Centre and the Abbotsbury Swannery.
Encouragingly, a number of outdoor attractions merited special praise from reviewers, including Abbotsbury Swannery near Weymouth, Dorset ('very accessible and a great day out for children'); The Falkirk Wheel boat lift, Falkirk ('spacious, light and airy'); and Conwy RSPB Nature Reserve, Conwy ('well designed with genuinely helpful staff').
The results bring the total number of swans found to have the disease at the Abbotsbury Swannery, an open reserve in the Chesil Beach area, to nine.
An epidemiology report into the incident, in which six dead swans found at the Abbotsbury Swannery tested positive for the disease, said the strain of the virus is similar to those found in Europe in the latter part of last year.
At Abbotsbury Swannery 600 free flying swans come to feed twice a day - an awesome sight; and in late May and June you can see the baby cygnets soon after they hatch.
Abbotsbury Swannery is to the west of Weymouth while to the east is Bovington's Tank Museum, which boosts the world's best collections of track vehicles.
The swannery, established by monks, still provides protection for hundreds of birds and their broods, and you can wander safely around their nests.