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Common Name:Swan, Mute
Scientific Name:Cygnus olor
Family:Anatidae (Swans,Geese,Ducks)
Area:Anderson River Park - Anderson, California
Date:January 3, 2015

Mute Swan are easy to identify because of the distinct black knob above the orange bill. Introduced from Europe.

Stone Quarry Lake - Salem, Oregon - - -October 26, 2014

Reference:The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America by Sibley / National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America