A large migratory swan with a black and yellow bill and a honking call, breeding in northern North America.
- Cygnus buccinator, family Anatidae.
- The trumpeter swan, largest and rarest of the world's eight swan species, was once a common nesting bird in north, west, and central North America.
- And in Wisconsin conservationists fear efforts to reintroduce the trumpeter swan could be undermined by the presence of its larger, more aggressive cousin.
- The white form below us was not a rock but one of the most beautiful and graceful of creatures, the trumpeter swan.
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Syllabification: trum·pet·er swan
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