Cygnets

Some articles on cygnets:

Mute Swan - Behaviour
... Male and female swans share the care of the nest, and once the cygnets are fledged it is not uncommon to see whole families looking for food.They feed on a wide range of ... especially in communicating with their cygnets, and usually hiss at predators trying to enter their territory ... The cob is also responsible for defending the cygnets while on the water, and will sometimes attack small watercraft, such as canoes, that it feels are a threat to its young ...
Abbotsbury Swannery - The Swannery Today
... of visitors and allow close but respectful approach even in the nesting season when cygnets are on the nest ... the closeness of the nests can sometimes lead to problems as newly hatched cygnets can become attached to the wrong parent bird to overcome this rearing pens are used for a few selected families who ... Visitors are sometimes allowed to hold the cygnets under supervision from the swanherds ...
Mute Swan - Description
... Young birds, called cygnets, are not the bright white of mature adults, and their bill is dull greyish-black, not orange, for the first year ... The white cygnets have a leucistic gene ... The morph immutabilis ("Polish Swan") has pinkish (not dark grey) legs and dull white cygnets as with white domestic geese, it is only found in populations ...
Sports - Bosham Cygnets
... Bosham Cygnets is a youth football team who currently compete at both Under 15 and Under 18 level - where the club has two sides - in the Arun Chichester Youth League ... Over the years, the Cygnets have been renowned for encouraging young footballing talent and acted as a feeder for regional Centre of Excellences at local professional Football League ...
Trumpeter Swan - Mortality
... is considerably greater and, occasionally, all cygnets may reach maturity ... of the same predators will prey on young cygnets, as will Common Snapping Turtle (Chelhydra serpentina), California Gull (Larus californicus), Great ... Larger cygnets and, rarely, nesting adults may be ambushed by Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Bobcat (Lynx rufus), Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) and Coyote ...