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Mark Billiau.

World Member, region Antwerp, Belgium

Whooper Swans

Whooper Swans breed across northern subarctic Europe and Asia (from Iceland to Siberia).
It’s a very rare winter visitor in Belgium from november to march.
The name of this bird refers to the loud ‘whooping’ calls that it produces.

Dutch name : Wilde Zwaan
German name : Singschwan
Latin name : Cygnus cygnus

Location : Nature reserve ‘Noordelijk Eiland’ at Wintam (Belgium).

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