Cygnus atratus

Black Swan at Bonython, ACT

Cygnus atratus at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020
Cygnus atratus at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020
Cygnus atratus at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020
Cygnus atratus at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020
Cygnus atratus at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020
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Identification history

Cygnus atratus 4 Sep 2020 MichaelBedingfield
Cygnus atratus 3 Sep 2020 RodDeb

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don't take food for the birds but they still came over and were not aggressive at all

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Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Stranger Pond - 5 Dec 2023 by RodDeb
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Stranger Pond - 10 Nov 2023 by RodDeb
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Bonython, ACT - 10 May 2023 by RodDeb
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Feb 2023 by RodDeb
Tipanaea patulella (A Crambid moth) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Feb 2023 by RodDeb
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Feb 2023 by RodDeb
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Bonython, ACT - 7 Feb 2023 by RodDeb
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bonython, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by RodDeb
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by michaelb
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by michaelb
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by frostydog
Vombatus ursinus (Common wombat, Bare-nosed Wombat) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Jun 2018 by WarrenRowland
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Aug 2017 by michaelb
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Bonython, ACT - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Viola odorata (Sweet Violet, Common Violet) at Bonython, ACT - 26 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Grevillea rosmarinifolia/lanigera intergrade at Bonython, ACT - 22 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 24 May 2015 by michaelb
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Westringia fruticosa (Native Rosemary) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb

Location information

Sighting information

  • 6 Abundance
  • 2 Sep 2020 01:05 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Nesting site

Species information

  • Cygnus atratus Scientific name
  • Black Swan Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 989.6m Recorded at altitude
  • 714 images trained Machine learning
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

    Cygnus (Chenopis) atratus

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