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Species, breeds and color variations of Swans

Photo of a bird Swans (Cygnus) are the biggest kind of bird family Waterfowl (Anatidae), order Anseriformes (Anseriformes). They weigh from 3 to 15 pounds. Have pronounced sexual dimorphism. Plumage them one or two colors, usually black and white. Young birds are light gray with brownish tint. Their neck is long and thin. Swans do not dive, but are excellent swimmers. Their wings are long and narrow. Fly very well, quickly and rapidly.