Black-necked swan

Cygnus melancoryphus

Black-necked swan

The Balck-necked Swans are monogamous et are both involved in the breeding of the babies.

After hatching, the male take care of the young by carrying them on his back, in order to let the female feed and gain weight again.

3 - 6 kg
100 - 120 cm
grass, insects, fish
1 months
South America
Least concern