Joey Kellner, Tim Smart, Nick Moore; Tim Kalbach
Species, Date, Time and Location Information
Duration (total time in view):
500 - 1000 feet
Light conditions did not impact observations
Description of the Bird
The Tundra Swan was observed with three Trumpeter Swans. The Tundra Swan had a U-shaped forehead. The neck was the same thickness to the body. the skin in front of the eye had a pinched look to it. Small size compared to other swans.
Behaviors: Swimming in open water.
Similar Species Discussion
I eliminated Mute and Whopper Swan due to bill color and Trumpeter Swan since it was smaller than the Trumpeter Swans it was swimming with.
I have observed Tundra swan in CO during the winter.
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Date Documentation Submitted
11/22/2010 9:31:00 PM