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Common Swan Predators

August 3rd, 2014 | Posted by LadyNerkle1 in Common Swan Predators - (Comments Off on Common Swan Predators)

    One of the Main Reasons Swans are Lost is
to Predators that move about near their Ponds or Lakes.
It can be a Challenge to keep your Swans Safe
ALL the Time.   

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     COMMON SWAN PREDATORS

There are Many…

Swan Snapping Turtle
SNAPPING TURTLEs are NASTY BEASTs
https://swanlovers.net/category/snapping-turtles-nasty-beasts/

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Red-tailed Hawks
Sit up High and Watch for Fuzzy Prey.

Red-tailed Hawk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red-Tailed Hawk

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-tailed_hawk

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NIGHT Owls… are Silent Predators of Young Waterfowl.

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   Another that will Take Young Cygnets and Ducklings…

            Great Blue Herons

Great Blue HeronGreat Blue Heron

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UNLEASHED DOGs
German Shepherd
 UK Swan Attacked by DogDog Swan
Swan DogSWAN MUTE Dog

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Domestic and Feral CATs.

Tiny Cygnet act like Play Toys.

Swan Cat

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 RACCOONs
will Steal Swan Eggs and Kill Cygnets and Swans.
Raccoon Swan
Raccoon Swan

Raccoon Swan Over the Years we have Experienced MANY Swan Eggs being Stolen. 

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Assorted SNAKEs will take Small Waterfowl..
Swan SnakeSwan Snake

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Snapping Turtles

 

Small Snapping Turtle

Swan Snapping TurtleSWAN Snapping Turtle

Swan Snapping Turtle