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Black-necked Swan

Black-necked Swan

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Cygnus
Species: melanocoryphus
Binomial name
Cygnus melanocoryphus

The Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melanocoryphus) is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is a waterbird of South America.

This swan breeds in Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and on the Falkland Islands. In winter, this bird migrates northwards to Paraguay and southern Brazil.

Black-necked swan