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Whooper Swan

Chris Packham presents the whooper swan.

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Chris Packham presents the whooper swan. The elegance and beauty of wild swans has inspired writers and musicians across the centuries - the most familiar perhaps being Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake, which may well have been inspired by the Whooper swan.

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Sun 9 Oct 2016 08:58

Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)

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