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Basic Mute Swans Anatomy

October 2nd, 2016 | Posted by LadyNerkle1 in Basic Mute Swan Anatomy

Enchanting, Elegant, Graceful, Majestic Mute Swans.  
Basic Anatomy Information. 

This Page is Labeled Photos of General Swan Features.

Mute Swan Info

Basic Anatomy of Mute Swans

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Mute Swan Cob Male

Mute Swan Cob 

Mute Swan Pen Female

Mute Swan Pen 

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From: knowledgerush search: Mute Swan
Common Name Mute Swans – Tame Swans
Binomial Name – Cygnus olor
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae WaterFowl
Genus Cygnus
Species olor

Mute Swan – Cygnus olor

Mute Swan Cob

Mute Swan Cob

Mute Swan Cob Knob

Mute Swan Cob Beak

Mute Swan Head

Mute Swan Anatomy Mute Swan AnatomyMute Swan EarsMute Swan

Mute Swan Nares

Mute Swan Head

Mute Swan Head

Swan AnatomyMute Swan Beak LamellaMute Swan LamellaeMute Swan Lamellae

Mute Swan Anatomy The Lamellae along the Beak helps the Swans Cut Plant Leaves and Grass.
Swans have Very Little Bite Pressure.
In ALL the Years I have been Working with Swans,
I have Never had a Bite that Cut or Punctured my Skin.
At Most their Bite is more of a Pinch.
In the Photo Above
Our Little Female was Playfully Untying my Husband’s Boot Lace.

Mute Swan Anatomy Mute Swan IDMute Swan Marking
Mute SwanMute Swan NailMute Swan NailThe Cygnets Nails will Become Black as they Grow.

Mute Swan Cygnet

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ATTENTION ALL SWAN CARETAKERS
LOOK Closely at the Images Below ! !
This NOT Normal Anatomy !!!
This is an UNDER TONGUE IMPACTION !!!
Do YOUR BEST to REMOVE these Wads of Dirt and Fibers.
Mute Swan AnatomyMute Swan Anatomy Under Tongue-Chin Impaction
https://swanlovers.net/category/under-tongue-chin-impaction/

Mute Swan AnatomyMute Swan Anatomy
Mute Swan Feet

Royal Mute Swan PenMute Swan LegsMute Swan Anatomy
Mute Swan Anatomy
Mute Swan AnatomyMute Swan Feet
Royal Mute Swan Feet

Mute Swan FootMute Swan Hind ToeRoyal Mute Swan Feet

Swan Anatomy

Swan Anatomy

Swan AnatomyMute Swan Cob

Mute Swan Anatomy Mute Swan NeckMute Swan

Mute Swan Pen

Mute Swan CobPolish Mute Swan

Polish Mute Swan Pen

Mute Swan Pen

SHE has a VERY Large Knob…
The Size of the Mute Swan’s Knob is not a Reliable Way to Determine the Sex….

SWAN Trachea-Air

SWAN Esophagus-Food

Mute Swan Cob

Mute Swan Plumage

Mute Swan Plumage

Mute Swan Pen

Mute Swan Cob

Mute Swan Brood Pair

Male Mute Swan

We Rescued the Swan Above.. he was under Weight in this Photo.
And Recovering from having his Left Wing Amputated..

Male Mute Swan

Mute Swan Tail

Mute Swan AnatomyMute Swan Cloaca

Mute Swan Wings


Mute Swan Anatomy

Healthy Swans Spend around Two Hours a Day Preening their Feathers.

If you get a Chance now and then
– Check the Color of your Swans Tongue.
Mute Swan Anatomy

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This Information is a Work in Progress…..
As I learn more I will add to this information..
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Compiled by (C) L.M.Sweger                                          February  2019
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