Birds; Waterfowl; Bird banding; Endangered species; Education outreach; Children; Connecting people with nature; Events;
Iowa Department of Natural Resources employee Dave Hoffman holding a trumpeter swan in his arms at a demonstration held during International Migratory Bird Day. This bird was released as part of a swan restoration project.
Banded Trumpeter Swan hen with four young swimming in reeds. This is the largest waterfowl species native to North America. Most weigh 21-30 pounds, males are larger and may exceed 35 pounds.The Trumpeter Swan is the largest waterfowl species...
Wading birds; Aquatic birds; Rivers and streams; Wildlife refuges; Birds;
Trumpeter swan family at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Alaska is a land of awe-inspiring beauty and fish and wildlife spectacles, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is a microcosm of all this wonderful state has to offer.
Animals; aves; Birds; Birds; exotic; invasive ;New Jersey
Mute swans are among the most beautiful of the seven swan species in the world. They have little or no fear of humans, they are easily observable and provide opportunities for people to come in close contact with wildlife. The young have a dusky...