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Photo by Joel Sartore
The black swan is the state emblem of Western Australia and appears on the state flag.
Weight: 8 to 19 pounds; Length: 43 to 55 inches; Wingspan: 63 to 79 inches
Leaves, algae and insects
Freshwater and marine habitats
Range in the Wild:
Native to Australia; have been introduced to New Zealand, Europe and North America
Listed as Least Concern. Black swans have a large range and a stable population size.
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