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Tundra Swan
Cygnus [columbianus or bewickii] (= Cygnus columbianus) (Ord, 1815)
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Cygnus

Scientific:
  Cygnus columbianus

Citation:
  (Ord, 1815)

Reference:
  Geogr.[Guthrie]ed.2(Am.) 2 p.319

Protonym:
  Anas Columbianus

Avibase ID:
  0BCBA6B9CC19E7BA

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174987

Geographic range:

  • Cygnus columbianus: Tundra of arctic North America; winters to w and coastal e US
  • Cygnus bewickii: Kola Peninsula to arctic n Siberia; winters w Europe to s Asia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Tundra or Bewick's Swan
Czech:
  labuť malá
German:
  Zwergschwan
Danish:
  Pibesvane
Spanish:
  Cisne Chico
Finnish:
  pikkujoutsen
French:
  Cygne siffleur
Icelandic:
  Dvergsvanur
Italian:
  Cigno minore
Japanese:
  kohakuchou
Japanese:
  コハクチョウ
Dutch:
  Kleine Zwaan
Norwegian:
  Dvergsvane
Polish:
  łabędź czarnodzioby
Portuguese:
  Cisne-pequeno
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Tundra Swan
Russian:
  Американский лебедь
Slovak:
  labuť malá
Swedish:
  mindre sångsvan
Chinese:
  小天鹅


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Tundra or Bewick's Swan ( Cygnus [columbianus or bewickii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Tundra or Bewick's Swan ( Cygnus [columbianus or bewickii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Tundra or Bewick's Swan ( Cygnus [columbianus or bewickii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Tundra or Bewick's Swan ( Cygnus [columbianus or bewickii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Tundra or Bewick's Swan ( Cygnus [columbianus or bewickii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Tundra or Bewick's Swan ( Cygnus [columbianus or bewickii])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Bewick's Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Cygne siffleur ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Tundra Swan ( Cygnus columbianus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cygnus columbianus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cygnus columbianus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Asturian: Cisne
Azerbaijani: Kiçik qu quşu
Belarusian: Малы лебедзь
Bulgarian: Tундров лебед, Тундров лебед
Breton: An alarc'h Bewick
Catalan: Cigne petit
Catalan (Balears): Cigne petit
Czech: labu malá, Labut malá, Labuť malá
Welsh: Alarch Bewick
Danish: Pibesvane, Tundrasvane
German: Pfeifschwan, Zwergschwan
Greek: Νανόκυκνος
Greek (Cypriot): Νανόκυκνος
English: American Swan, Bewick's Swan, Tundra or Bewick's Swan, Tundra Swan, Whistling Swan
English (United Kingdom): Bewick's Swan
Esperanto: Malgranda cigno
Spanish: Cisne Chico, Cisne de Tundra, Cisne Silbador, Cisne silbón, Cisne Silvador
Spanish (Cuba): Cisne
Spanish (Spain): Cisne Chico
Spanish (Mexico): Cisne de Tundra
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Cisne de Tundra
Estonian: Väikeluik
Basque: Beltxarga txistularia, Cigne petit
Persian: قوی کوچک
Finnish: Pikkujoutsen
Faroese: Smáokn
French: Cygne américain, Cygne de Bewick, Cygne siffleur, Cygne siffleur ou C. de Bewick, Cygne siffleur ou Cygne de Bewick
Irish: Eala Bewick
Gaelic: Eala Bheag
Galician: Cigne petit, Cisne pequeno
Hebrew: ברבור טונדרה, ברבור קטן
Croatian: Mali labud
Hungarian: Kis hattyú
Armenian: Փոքր Կարապ
Icelandic: Dvergsvanur
Italian: Cigno minore
Inuktitut: Qujjuk, Qussuk
Japanese: amerika ko haku-chō, amerikakohakuchou, haku-chō, ko haku-chō, kohakuchou, Ko-hakuchou
Japanese: アメリカコハクチョウ, コハクチョウ, ハクチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): アメリカ小白鳥, 小白鳥, 白鳥
Kazakh: Кіші аққу
Kazakh (Transliteration): kişi aq-qw
Korean: 고니
Korean (Transliteration): goni
Latin: Cygnus [columbianus or bewickii], Cygnus bewickii, Cygnus columbianus, Cygnus columbianus columbianus, Olor columbianus
Lithuanian: Mažoji gulbe, Mažoji gulbė, Tundrinė gulbė
Latvian: Mazais gulbis
Mongolian: Гунгар хун
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠭᠣᠨᠭᠠᠷ ᠬᠣᠨ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠣᠭᠣᠳᠣᠩ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠣᠲᠣ ᠬᠣᠨ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Оодон хушуут хун, Толбот хун
Mongolian (Transliteration): guŋg ar khuŋ, oodoŋ hushuut huŋ, tolbot khuŋ
Dutch: Fluitzwaan, Kleine Zwaan
Norwegian: Dvergsvane
Polish: labedz czarnodzioby, łabędź czarnodzioby, łabędź czarnodzioby (łabędź mały)
Pinyin: bái-é, duǎn-zuǐ tiān-é, hú, shí-é, táiyuán tiān-é, xiǎo tiān-é, xiào-shēng tiān-é
Portuguese: cisne pequeno, Cisne-pequeno
Portuguese (Portugal): Cisne-pequeno
Romansh: cign pitschen
Russian: Американский лебедь, Лебедь американский, Малый лебедь, Тундровый лебедь
Northern Sami: Deagganjukcá
Slovak: labuť malá, labuť tundrová
Slovenian: mali labod
Albanian: Mjelma e vogël
Serbian: Mali labud, Мали лабуд
Swedish: Mindre sångsvan, Tundrasvan
Turkish: Küçük Kuğu, Küçük Kuşu, Tundra Kuğusu, Кіші аққу
Ukrainian: Американський лебідь
Chinese: 啸声天鹅, 小天鵝, 小天鹅, 白鹅, 短嘴天鹅, 苔原天鹅, 食鹅, 鹄
Chinese (Traditional): 嘯聲天鵝, 小天鵝, 白鵝, 短嘴天鵝, 苔原天鵝, 食鵝, 鵠
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 小天鵝, 鵠
Chinese (Taiwan): 小天鹅, 鹄

 

         

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