Cygnus columbianus


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Noun1.Cygnus columbianus - swan that nests in tundra regions of the New and Old WorldsCygnus columbianus - swan that nests in tundra regions of the New and Old Worlds
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
genus Cygnus, Cygnus - a genus of Anatidae
Cygnus columbianus columbianus, whistling swan - North American subspecies of tundra swan having a soft whistling note
Bewick's swan, Cygnus columbianus bewickii - Eurasian subspecies of tundra swan; smaller than the whooper
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A study on wintering behavior of Tundra Swans (Cygnus columbianus) at the Lakes in the Yangtze River Floodplain in Anhui Province.
Dendritobilharzia species have been reported from avian hosts including Aix sponsa, Anas creca, Anas discors, Anas platyrhynchos, Anas querquedula, Anas rhynchotis, Anas superciliosa superciliosa, Aythya affinis, Aythya americana, Aythya ferina, Aythya novaeseelandiae, Bucephala albeola, Bucephala clangula, Cygnus olor, Cygnus atratus, Cygnus columbianus, Mergus merganser, Mergus serrator, Nettion crecca and Tadorna variegate from Poland (Sulgostowska, 1972; Khalifa, 1976), New Zealand (Rind, 1989), North America (Ulmer and Vande Vusse, 1970), Brazil (Freitas and Costa, 1972), Czech Republic (Kalarova et al., 1989, 1997), Germany (Palm, 1965); Texas (Canaris et al., 1981), India (Chauhan et al., 1973 and France (Bayssade-Dufour et al., 2006).
Blood and cloacal swabs were collected from 100 (66 female, 34 male) wild tundra swans (Cygnus columbianus) molting in northwestern Alaska, July 25-28, 2008, to establish hematologic and serum chemistry reference values and to isolate enteric Salmonella species and Escherichia coli O157:H7.
The species included in the analysis are the following: Anas acuta, Anser albifrons, Anser anser, Anser brachyrhynchus, Anas clypeata, Anas crecca, Anser erythropus, Anser fabalis, Aythya ferina, Aythya fuligula, Aythya marila, Aythya nyroca, Anas penelope, Anas platyrhynchos, Anas querquedula, Anas strepera, Branta bernicla, Bucephala clangula, Branta leucopsis, Branta ruficollis, Cygnus columbianus, Cygnus cygnus, Clangula hyemalis, Cygnus olor, Mergellus albellus, Marmaronetta angustirostris, Melanitta fusca, Mergus merganser, Melanitta nigra, Mergus serrator, Netta rufina, Oxyura leucocephala, Polysticta stelleri, Somateria mollissima, Tadorna ferruginea, Tadorna tadorna.