Whooping swan


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(Zool.) the whooper swan. See the Note under Swan.

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Five percent of whooping swan pairs end in divorce, and as many as 1 in 10 pairs of mute swans split up.
Isla and her Dad share a passion for birds, particularly the wonderful whooping swans that migrate to a lake near her home every year but this year things are different: The swans are unable to come to the lake, Isla's Dad ends up in hospital and she meets Harry.