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trumpeter swan

n.
A large white swan (Cygnus buccinator) of western and central North America, having a loud buglelike call.

trumpeter swan

n
(Animals) a large swan, Cygnus buccinator, of W North America, having a white plumage and black bill

trum′peter swan`


n.
a large wild swan, Cygnus buccinator, of North America, having a sonorous cry.
[1700–10]
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Noun1.trumpeter swan - large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous crytrumpeter swan - 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
Translations
trumpettijoutsen
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It is the hope that Gracie, together with her future mate, will continue to produce cygnets that will contribute to the successful reintroduction of Trumpeter Swans in the region.
13 a dozen trumpeter swans paddled around Silver Lake at Blackwell Forest Preserve near Warrenville.
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Best of all, she makes these records personalized by recounting her interactions with birds from trumpeter swans to prairie chickens.
Sixty-five artists submitted 88 design entries that first year, won by Walter Weber's drawing of trumpeter swans that became the 1950-51 stamp.
In 2009, aquatic bird bornavirus 1 was detected in free-ranging Canada geese (Branta canadensis) and trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) in Ontario, Canada (5).
Nine young trumpeter swans were recently released from captivity into the wild marshes of Summer Lake Wildlife Management Area as part of an ongoing project to restore a viable breeding population of the birds to Eastern Oregon.
One day, while engrossed in the trapping of trumpeter swans, he suddenly finds himself carried high up into the sky by the birds' forceful wings and dropped onto the clouds.
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.
Noise from hundreds of two-stroke engines reverberated along the 30-mile stretch past the Madison River, disturbing visitors to the geyser basin and countless bison and trumpeter swans that visitors would expect to see on their way to Old Faithful.
I was on my second cup of coffee when the trumpeter swans came in, a dozen huge white birds blowing their horns like a '56 Buick.