Trumpeter Swan Skull Replica

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Trumpeter Swan Skull Replica measures 7.7 inches. Trumpeter Swan Skull Replica is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in USA. Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull.

The Trumpeter swan or Cygnus buccinator is a species of swan found in North America. The trumpeter swan is the largest extant species of waterfowl. The trumpeter swan has a large, wedge-shaped black bill that can, in some cases, be minimally lined with salmon-pink coloration around the mouth.

The Trumpeter swan or Cygnus buccinator is the largest extant species of waterfowl. Adults usually measure 4 ft 6 ins. to 5 ft 5 ins. The weight of adult birds is typically 15 to 30 lbs. It is one of the heaviest living birds or animals capable of flight. The trumpeter swan’s wingspan ranges from 6 ft 1 in to 8 ft 2 in., with the wing chord measuring 24 to 27 in.

The adult Trumpeter swan or Cygnus buccinator is all white in plumage. Like mute swan cygnets, the cygnets of the trumpeter swan have light grey plumage and pinkish legs, gaining their white plumage after about a year.

The Trumpeter swan or Cygnus buccinator has upright posture and generally swims with a straight neck. The trumpeter swan has a large, wedge-shaped black bill that can, in some cases, be minimally lined with salmon-pink coloration around the mouth. The bill, measuring 4.1 to 4.7 in.

The legs are gray-pink in color, though in some birds can appear yellowish gray to even black. Trumpeter swans or Cygnus buccinator are usually only found in pristine wetlands with minimal human disturbance, especially while breeding. Some trumpeter swans have yellow lores; many of these individuals appear to be leucistic and have paler legs than typical trumpeters.

Trumpeter swans or Cygnus buccinator have similar calls to whooper swans and Bewick’s swans. They are loud and somewhat musical creatures, with their cry sounding similar to a trumpet, which gave the bird its name.

Additional information

Weight 6 lbs
Dimensions 7.7 in
Trumpeter Swan Facts

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Cygnus
Species: C. buccinator
Binomial name: Cygnus buccinator
Conservation status: Least concern

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