Cygnus buccinator (Trumpeter Swan)

Trumpeter Swan

Dutch: Trompetzwaan

Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Cygnus
Species: Cygnus buccinator

Male bird. Many thanks to the Royal Belgian institute of natural sciences, Brussels, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 167 mm
Length cranium: 80 mm
Width (cranium): 45 mm
Height (cranium): 36 mm
Alternative names: Trompeterschwan (German), Cygne trompette (French), Cisne Trompetero (Spanish)