Contributing to citizen Science projects helps our collective knowledge, but it also helps us as individuals learn. We'd like to highlight some citizen science projects in which families can participate. If you know of a project that we could highlight on our blog, please let us know! The... Read more »
The Mute Swan is a large species of swan native to much of Europe and Asia. They are recognizable with totally white plumage and a bright orange bill bordered in black with a black knob on top.
While not completely silent, Mute Swans are typically less vocal than other swan species, giving them their common name.
Although native to the Old World, introduced populations of Mute Swans exist elsewhere in the world, including Australia and the United States.
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On the seventh day of Birdorable, the waters gleamed with the grace of 7 Swans-a-Swimming! As we dive deeper into our enchanting 12 Days of Birdorable celebration, today we’re delighted to introduce the Birdorable Mute Swan, an avian gem that adds a touch of elegance to our... Read more »
Many countries have an official national bird. For example, the national bird of Israel is the Hoopoe, and the national bird of Mauritius is the Dodo. All U.S. states also have official birds. But did you know that there are even some cities that have... Read more »