We live on the chesapeake bay, For the past 3 weeks we
have a beautiful white swan at or pier every nite. The largest bird I
have ever been that close to. He waits for me to come out and feed him
after dinner.We have raised a couple of baby ducks and releised them. My
wife and I are fighting over a name. (male or female) I say he is a male
because of his personalty. that really pis--- her off.can you tell me for
real how we can tell. P.S. please excuse my spelling and launage. I am
not a computer person ,just happen to have one and am trying to learn how
to use it. I can,t type either.
There is no easy way visually to tell male from female swans, behavior
within the pair would be about the only clue you could get by observing the
birds in the wild.
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Update: June 2012