whooper swan


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whooper swan

n.
A large white swan (Cygnus cygnus) of Europe and Asia, having a loud whooping call.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whooper swan - common Old World swan noted for its whooping callwhooper swan - common Old World swan noted for its whooping call
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
genus Cygnus, Cygnus - a genus of Anatidae
Translations
sangsvane
Singschwan
cisne cantor
laululuik
laulujoutsen
cygne chanteur
álftsvanur
cigno selvatico
큰고니
cisne-bravo
sångsvan
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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.
Whooper swan 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.