Mute Swan (sexes similar) - approx. 1.3 to 1.5 m
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Cygnus
Species: Olor
Native to Eurasia - Trumpeter and Tundra Swans have
a black bill
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Updated January 29 2015
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Trumpeter Swans (sexes similar) - 1.5 to 1.8 m
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Cygnus
Species: Buccinator
Canada Geese (sexes similar) - approx. 80 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Branta
Species: Canadensis
Size varies considerably (60 to 110 cm)
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Updated February 8 2015
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Cygnus
Species: Olor
Native to Eurasia - Trumpeter and Tundra Swans have
a black bill
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Updated January 29 2015
Mute Swans (sexes similar) - approx. 1.3 to 1.5 m
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Cygnus
Species: Olor
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Updated January 29 2015
Mute Swans (juveniles) - approx. 25 cm
Trumpeter is larger than the Tundra Swan - Trumpeter
has a pointed border between the beak and the brow
while the Tundra has a rounded border - Tundra's beak
usually (but not always) has a yellow spot - Trumpeter's
neck is held erect while swimming or walking
Trumpeter Swan (juvenile) - 1.5 to 1.8 m
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Cygnus
Species: Buccinator
6 species
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Canada Geese (juvenile) - approx. 20 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Branta
Species: Canadensis
Size varies considerably (60 to 110 cm)
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Updated February 8 2015
Trumpeter is larger than the Tundra Swan - Trumpeter
has a pointed border between the beak and the brow
while the Tundra has a rounded border - Tundra's beak
usually (but not always) has a yellow spot - Trumpeter's
neck is held erect while swimming or walking
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Updated October 10 2016
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Updated October 10 2016
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Audio - updated April 14 2013
Trumpeter Swan audio
Audio - updated April 23 2009 (prior to taking flight)
Canada Goose audio
Tundra Swan (sexes similar) - 1.2 to 1.5 m
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Cygnus
Species: Columbianus
Trumpeter is larger than the Tundra Swan - Trumpeter
has a pointed border between the beak and the brow
while the Tundra has a rounded border - Tundra's beak
usually (but not always) has a yellow spot - Trumpeter's
neck is held erect while swimming or walking
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Updated May 4 2015
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Audio (annoyed at dog) - updated May 23 2012
Mute Swan audio
Ross's Goose - approx. 60 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Chen (also Anser)
Species: Rossii
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Photograph by Ed McAskill
Snow Goose - approx. 78 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Chen (also Anser)
Species: Caerulescens
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Photograph by Ed McAskill
Also known as Blue Goose
Ross's Goose (sexes similar) with Mallard Duck and Canada Geese (see above) - approx. 60 cm - Reesor Pond - September 2013
Snow Goose (sexes similar) - approx. 78 cm - Reesor Pond - April 2014
Trumpeter Swans (sexes similar) - 1.5 to 1.8 m - Bluffers Park - April 2008
Trumpeter Swan (juvenile) - 1.5 to 1.8 m - Humber Bay Park - December 2008
Mute Swan (sexes similar) - 1.3 to 1.5 m - Leslie Spit - August 2007
Mute Swans (sexes similar) - 1.3 to 1.5 m - Bluffers Park - May 2008
Mute Swans (juveniles) - approx. 25 cm - Leslie Spit - July 2008
Tundra Swan (sexes similar) - 1.2 to 1.5 m - Leslie Spit - March 2015
Canada Geese (sexes similar) - approx. 80 cm - West Don Valley (E.T. Seton Park) - June 2007
Canada Geese (juvenile) - approx. 20 cm - Leslie Spit - May 2009