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Bewick's swan

Pronunciation: /ˈbjuːɪks/


A bird of the Eurasian race of the tundra swan, breeding in Arctic regions of Russia and overwintering in northern Europe and central Asia.
  • Cygnus columbianus bewickii, family Anatidae.
Example sentences
  • If the winter remains ‘open’ the majority of the Bewick's swans will have left the Fens before the end of next month.
  • The Bewick's swan and the waved albatross are two examples.
  • Families now rub shoulders with veteran birdwatchers to view the Whooper's plus 106 Bewick's swans from Siberia.

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