Cygnus buccinator


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Noun1.Cygnus buccinator - large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cryCygnus buccinator - large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
genus Cygnus, Cygnus - a genus of Anatidae
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On March 6, 2015, we conducted an aerial survey covering a 24-km radius around the Pope County facility and identified [approximately equal to] 100 resident mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) and 21 trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator).
We surveyed free-ranging Canada geese (Branta canadensis), trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator), mute swans (Cygnus olor), and mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) to estimate the prevalence of antibodies to avian bornavirus (ABV) and of cloacal shedding of ABV RNA in southern Ontario, Canada.
Two trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) bred and released into the wild by the AZA-accredited Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago (www.lpzoo.com) have made history by hatching two healthy chicks.
The trumpeter's scientific name, Cygnus buccinator, refers to the resonating sounds for which this swan is famous.