Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Fact of the Day: Swan Cousins

The closest living relatives to swans are geese and ducks. They are all members of the bird family Anatidae.

14 comments:

Joy said...

They are beautiful;)

DEZMOND said...

geese and ducks can be really nasty when they bite you.... Swans are sensitive and ellegant

Christine said...

neat knowing they are all related.

Pat Hatt said...

Swans are the more regal of the bunch

Bob Bushell said...

Mute Swans get anywhere, I expect to see them on Mars!!!!!!

Anna-Alina said...

I like these birds!

Pilar Domínguez said...

Beautiful birds!! so elegant. Kisses:)

Linda said...

They are lovely and intelligent birds.

Giulia said...

Amazing bird!
Giulia
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Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Beautiful family.. Nice Swan. Cheers!!!..

Mary Kirkland said...

I didn't know that. Interesting fact.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

And they all hang around my little city for months on end!

stephen Hayes said...

Such a majestic bird.

Theresa Mahoney said...

I'd say the swans got the good looking genes from the family.