Whooping swan


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

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In addition, the Red Book whooping swan, the most rare are black storks, which are classified as species of birds that are close to extinction live in Issyk-Kul.
Dhondt, a Cornell University ornithologist who contributed to Partnerships in Birds, says "the biggest disappointment of the book for a nonornithologist is that swans are not the most faithful of birds." Five percent of whooping swan pairs end in divorce, and as many as 1 in 10 pairs of mute swans split up.
Lake Son-Kul is located at an altitude of 3000 meters - one of the main habitats of waterfowl are mountain goose, whooping swan, grebes and other migratory birds.