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Pair of Trumpeter Swans in washed out field.

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Photo of a pair Trumpeter Swans feeding in a washed out field at Minesing Swamp and Nottawasaga River during the spring swell.
Photo of a pair Trumpeter Swans feeding in a washed out field at Minesing Swamp and Nottawasaga River during the spring swell.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Family:Anatidae
Genus:Swan
Genus:Cygnus
Photo Year:2011
Site:Nottawasaga River
Site:Minesing Swamp
Species:Trumpeter Swan
Species:Cygnus buccinator

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

Country:Canada
Municipality:Springwater Township
State/Province:Ontario
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Northern Pintail Male looking for food.  A female can be seen in the background.  Taken in the Minesing Swamp in April 2014.
Northern Pintail Male - Eating - Minesing Wetlands

Northern Pintail Male looking for food. A female can be seen in the background. Taken in the Minesing Swamp in April 2014.

Photo Attributes:Aves, Canada, Simcoe County, Anatidae, Anas, Anseriformes, 2014, Chordata , Minesing Wetlands, Minesing Swamp, Nottawasaga River, Anas acuta,
In these galleries:Animals, Birds, Ducks, Rivers, Water

Male Northern Pintail swimming in the spring runoff at the Minesing Wetlands. Located in Ontario Canada.  This digital zoomed photo was taken in April 2014.
Northern Pintail Male - Minesing Wetlands

Male Northern Pintail swimming in the spring runoff at the Minesing Wetlands. Located in Ontario Canada. This digital zoomed photo was taken in April 2014.

Photo Attributes:Aves, Canada, Simcoe County, Anatidae, Anas, Anseriformes, 2014, Chordata , Minesing Wetlands, Minesing Swamp, Nottawasaga River, Anas acuta,
In these galleries:Animals, Birds, Ducks, Rivers, Water

Male Ring Necked Duck swimming in the spring run off at Minesing Swamp, also know as the Minesing Wetlands.  Taken in early April 2014.
Ring Necked Duck - Male - at Minesing Swamp

Male Ring Necked Duck swimming in the spring run off at Minesing Swamp, also know as the Minesing Wetlands. Taken in early April 2014.

Photo Attributes:Aves, Canada, Simcoe County, Anatidae, Aythya, Anseriformes, 2014, Chordata , Minesing Wetlands, Nottawasaga River, Minesing Swamp, Aythya collaris,
In these galleries:Animals, Birds, Ducks, Rivers, Water

A panoramic stitched in-camera photo taken in Minesing Swamp in Ontario. Shows line across all the trees where previous water swells from the Nottawasaga River have risen.
Minesing Swamp photo showing water swells on treeline.

A panoramic stitched in-camera photo taken in Minesing Swamp in Ontario. Shows line across all the trees where previous water swells from the Nottawasaga River have risen.

Photo Attributes:Canada, Springwater Township, 2011, Nottawasaga River, Minesing Swamp, Ontario,
In these galleries:Stitched Photos, Swamps, Watersheds

Photo of Canada Geese at the Minesing Swamp in Ontario Canada.
Canada Geese at Minesing Swamp

Photo of Canada Geese at the Minesing Swamp in Ontario Canada.

Photo Attributes:Canada, Branta, Springwater Township, 2011, Nottawasaga River, Minesing Swamp, Canada Goose, Branta canadensis, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Birds, Canada Goose, Rivers, Swamps

Photo of the spring swell of the Nottawasaga River, taken near the entrance to Minesing Swamp at highway 26.  Taken March 18th.
Nottawasaga River spring swell at Minesing Swamp

Photo of the spring swell of the Nottawasaga River, taken near the entrance to Minesing Swamp at highway 26. Taken March 18th.

Photo Attributes:Edenvale, Canada, Springwater Township, 2011, Highway 26, Nottawasaga River, Minesing Swamp, Ontario,
In these galleries:Rivers, Swamps, Watersheds
Photo Specific Links:NVCA Watershed Report Cards - A Summary of Watershed Health
from site: In 2007, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority released its first set of user-friendly Watershed Report Cards that provide a broad overview of forest, stream and wetland health within the Nottawasaga Valley watershed.


Photo of two white trumpeter swans feeding in the spring over flow of the Nottawasaga River at the entrance to the Minesing Swamp
Trumpeter Swans in Minesing Swamp.

Photo of two white trumpeter swans feeding in the spring over flow of the Nottawasaga River at the entrance to the Minesing Swamp

Photo Attributes:Canada, Anatidae, Cygnus, Swan, Springwater Township, 2011, Nottawasaga River, Minesing Swamp, Cygnus buccinator, Trumpeter Swan, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Birds, Rivers, Swamps, Swans

Photo of white trumpeter swan feeding in the spring over flow of the Nottawasaga River at the entrance to the Minesing Swamp
White Trumpeter Swan in Nottawasaga River at Minesing Swamp

Photo of white trumpeter swan feeding in the spring over flow of the Nottawasaga River at the entrance to the Minesing Swamp

Photo Attributes:Canada, Anatidae, Cygnus, Swan, Springwater Township, 2011, Nottawasaga River, Minesing Swamp, Cygnus buccinator, Trumpeter Swan, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Birds, Rivers, Swamps, Swans


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Related Links

Animals Gallery Links:Animal Pictures at National Goegraphic
Animal Planet
Animals.com
Birds Gallery Links:Atlas of Breeding Birds of Ontario
This web site, which serves as a complement to the book, contains several items that you can access online, such as species distribution and effort maps, various interactive data summaries, options to download the raw data and more.
Bird Feeder (wikipedia)
WhatBird.com
Useful site for identifying birds by various attributes.
2011 Links:The year 2011 at Wikipedia
from site: 2011 (MMXI) was a common year that started on a Saturday in the Gregorian calendar. It was the 2011th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations; the 11th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century; and the 2nd of the 2010s.
Anatidae Links:The Anatidae Family (ducks, geese) on wikipedia
from site: Anatidae is the biological family of birds that includes ducks, geese and swans. The family has a cosmopolitan distribution, occurring on all the world's continents except Antarctica and on most of the world's islands and island groups. These are birds that are adapted through evolution for swimming, floating on the water surface, and in some cases diving in at least shallow water. (The Magpie Goose is no longer considered to be part of the Anatidae, but is placed in its own family An
Canada Links:Canada - Wikipedia
Government of Canada Site
Official web site for the Government of Canada.
Minesing Swamp Links:Minesing Swamp - Wikipedia
Minesing Swamp is a Ramsar boreal wetland in central Ontario, Canada, identified and classified through the International Biological Program.
Ontario Links:Government of Ontario, Canada
Official Governtment site for the province of Ontario.
Swan Links:Genus Cygnus (Swan) - Wikipedia
from site: Swans, genus Cygnus, are birds of the family Anatidae, which also includes geese and ducks. Swans are grouped with the closely related geese in the subfamily Anserinae where they form the tribe Cygnini. Sometimes, they are considered a distinct subfamily, Cygninae.
Trumpeter Swan Links:Trumpeter Swan - wikipedia
from site: The Trumpeter Swan, Cygnus buccinator, is the largest native North American bird, if measured in terms of weight and length, and is (on average) the largest living waterfowl species on earth. It is the North American counterpart of the European Whooper Swan.
Trumpeter Swan Facts
from site: The Trumpeter Swan is the largest waterfowl species native to North America. Most Trumpeters weigh 21-30 pounds, although large males may exceed 35 pounds. The male is called a cob; the female is called a pen. With a wingspan over 7 feet, these snow-white birds are truly spectacular. Standing on the ground, an adult Trumpeter stands about 4 feet high.

Photo Data

Make:SONY
Model:DSLR-A500
DateTime:2011:04:17 00:47:10
Exposure Time:1/160
F:63/10
ISO:200
DateTimeDigitized :2011:03:18 13:17:00
DateTimeOriginal :2011:03:18 13:17:00
Lens :DT 16-105mm F3.5-5.6
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