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Cygnus atratus

Black Swan at Parkes, ACT

Cygnus atratus at Parkes, ACT - 19 Jan 2022
Cygnus atratus at Parkes, ACT - 19 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Cygnus atratus 20 Jan 2022 MatthewFrawley
Cygnus atratus 19 Jan 2022 Steve_Bok

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Swan with leg band 'DAC', with a partner that had no band.

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   20 Jan 2022
if you have photos with the details of both bands, you can report it at this site and get details of when the bird was banded: https://www.awe.gov.au/science-research/bird-bat-banding/reporting-form

that's what i did with this swan sighting in april 2020: Cygnus atratus (Black Swan)
Steve_Bok wrote:
   20 Jan 2022
Thanks Matthew, I’ll look into it. I may have the details from the smaller silver band on the opposite leg. I figured that swans are common and fairly unremarkable sightings but if they’re banded then obviously someone is (or was) interested in their whereabouts.

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Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Parkes, ACT - 8 May 2020 by RodDeb
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Parkes, ACT - 8 May 2020 by RodDeb
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Parkes, ACT - 1 Dec 2018 by Rich Forshaw
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Parkes, ACT - 8 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Poliocephalus poliocephalus (Hoary headed Grebe) at Parkes, ACT - 8 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Hirundo neoxena (Welcome Swallow) at Parkes, ACT - 8 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Parkes, ACT - 8 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Parkes, ACT - 8 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Parkes, ACT - 8 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Parkes, ACT - 18 Jan 2018 by jbromilow50

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 19 Jan 2022 05:47 PM Recorded on
  • Steve_Bok Recorded by

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