Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Trumpeter Swan
Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator
Described by: Richardson (1832)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Olor buccinator
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RangeNw. to nc. North America;
C. and se. Alaska (deltas of the Yukon River and Kuskokwim River to the Kenai Peninsula, Anchorage (Chugach State Park)), w. Canada from s. Yukon to s. British Columbia, wc. and se. Alberta (Grand Prairie region) and ex. sw. Saskatchewan (Brooks and Cypress Hills) and the nw. United States in sw. Montana (Red Rock Lakes Refuge), nw. Wyoming (Yellowstone National Park, w. Yellowstone), e. Idaho, e. Washington (Turnbull), se. Oregon (Malheur). Introduced to e. Nevada (Ruby Lake), w. South Dakota, w. Nebraska.
Winters from se. Alaska and coastal w. Canada in British Columbia (Queen Charlotte and Vancouver Is.) to nw. United States in s. to the mouth of the Columbia River and inland locally in e. Nevada, e. Idaho, sw. Montana, nw. Wyoming, sw. South Dakota and w. Nebraska. Formerly n. to n. Yukon, n. Mackenzie, n. Manitoba and James Bay s. to Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Indiana.
North America n. of Mexican border
Summer: c., s. and se. ALK (deltas of the Yukon River and Kuskokwim River to the Kenai Peninsula), s. YUK, ex. sw. NWT, locally in c. BCO, c. and s. ALB (Grand Prairie region, Brooks, Cypress Hills), ex. sw. SAS (Cypress Hills), e. WAS (Turnbull), e. ORG (Malheur), e. NEV (Ruby Lake), e. IDH, sw. MON (Red Rock Lakes), nw. and ne. WYO (Yellowstone), wc. SDK, w. NEB;
Winter: s. and se. ALK, coastal and s. BCO (Queen Charlotte and Vancouver Is.), coastal and e. WAS (Turnbull), nw. and se. ORG (mouth of the Columbia River and Malheur), e. NEV (Ruby Lake), e. IDH, sw. MON (Red Rock Lakes), nw. WYO (Yellowstone), sw. SDK, w. NEB.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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