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Re: Black necked swan in Ontario
By:Neil
Date: 11 May 2015
In Response To: Black necked swan in Ontario (Sharyn)

My wife swears she saw, not one, but SIX black necked swans in the Lynde Creek marsh area here in Whitby, Ontario, CANADA. When I checked, I saw that swans matching their description were native to South America, but with Sharyn's observation earlier this year at Balsam Lake, a couple of hours north of here...one has to wonder. My wife didn't recall anything resembling the pronounced red area evident on the beak of the South American native, but was adamant that this bird was all white with a dark black neck and head. What else could it be? Comments?

Messages In This Thread

Black necked swan in Ontario -- Sharyn -- 21 February 2015
Re: Black necked swan in Ontario -- Neil -- 11 May 2015
Re: Black necked swan in Ontario -- The Regal Swan -- 12 May 2015
Re: Black necked swan in Ontario -- Neil -- 12 May 2015
Re: Black necked swan in Ontario -- The Regal Swan -- 12 May 2015
Re: Black necked swan in Ontario -- The Regal Swan -- 21 February 2015