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Black swan

Australia·Bird

While these birds can sometimes live on their own, they often form loose groups. Out of all species of swan they are the least territorial. A large group of black swans on the ground is called a bank, but a large group of black swans in the air is called a wedge.

  • Black swan
  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span40 years
  • Body size70 in. wingspan
  • Native habitat Large lakes and lagoons of Australia
  • DietAlgae and leaves
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