Among the birds, mountain goose, whooper swan
and black-headed are in the list of those endandered.
A Whooper Swan
that hasn't followed its brethren back to Iceland fed in the Cefni river, and a Red Kite sallied slowly down the valley.
Diurnal activity patterns of Whooper Swan
wintering at Pinglu, Shanxi, China.
Setting [??] = [m.sub.w] = 11 kg, the mass of a whooper swan
, and making allowances for variations in a, the maximum value of [chi] at which flight is possible at this altitude is 42.8 [m.sup.3] [s.sup.-3] [kg.sup.-1/2] for whooper swans
, 34.1-39.8[m.sup.3] [s.sup.-3][kg.sup.-1/2] for bar-headed geese and 22.4-34.6 [m.sup.3] [s.sup.-3] [kg.sup.-1/2] for Alpine choughs.
It has never been recorded in modern Egypt though the very similar Whooper Swan
has, albeit very rarely.
We examined 8 Baikal teals, 3 bean geese, 1 whooper swan
, and 2 mallard ducks naturally infected with HPAI A(H5N8) virus.
The impressively noisy Whooper swan
and the smaller, rarer Bewick's are tough birds, but they are still not tough enough to cope with the permanent dark and unremitting chill of an Arctic winter.
In a bid to learn more about these magnificent birds and in the process increase public awareness, The Lough Neagh Wetlands Whooper Swan
Project or the Superwhooper Project was hatched in 2007 when a team of scientists visited Iceland to observe breeding Whooper swans
The controls were put in place on April 5 after it emerged that a whooper swan
found in Fife had the H5N1 strain of the disease.
| On Friday a Spoonbill on Anglesey's Inland Sea moved to RSPB's Cors Ddyga reserve, where a Whooper Swan
and Great White Egret were seen on Saturday.
is a migratory bird and it arrives in Issyk-Kul for wintering.
The controls were put in place on a fortnight ago after it emerged that a whooper swan
found in Cellardyke, Fife, had the H5N1 strain of the disease.