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tundra swan

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Definition of tundra swan in English:

noun

An Arctic-breeding migratory swan with a yellow and black bill, often known by the names of its constituent races (Bewick’s swan and whistling swan).
  • Cygnus columbianus, family Anatidae
Example sentences
  • This is why we were all so excited to see the tundra swan this past Saturday.
  • After the plane arrives, we fly over the watery green plain, skimming above rivers of burnished silver and snowy flocks of tundra swan.
  • The big draw here is in December: the snowy white tundra swan, with its elegant mien and clamoring call.

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