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Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae

Scientific:
  Cygnus cygnus
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Protonym:
  Anas Cygnus

Avibase ID:
  BDDB5670D2D20A55

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174990

Geographic range:

  • Cygnus cygnus: Palearctic; winters to India and se China
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Whooper Swan
Czech:
  labuť zpěvná
German:
  Singschwan
Danish:
  Sangsvane
Spanish:
  Cisne Cantor
Finnish:
  laulujoutsen
French:
  Cygne chanteur
Icelandic:
  Álft
Italian:
  Cigno selvatico
Japanese:
  oohakuchou
Japanese:
  オオハクチョウ
Dutch:
  Wilde Zwaan
Norwegian:
  Sangsvane
Polish:
  łabędź krzykliwy
Portuguese:
  Cisne-bravo
Russian:
  Лебедь-кликун
Slovak:
  labuť spevavá
Swedish:
  Sångsvan
Chinese:
  大天鹅


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Whooping Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Cygne chanteur ( Cygnus cygnus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Cygne chanteur ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 1st edition:
   Whooper Swan ( Olor cygnus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 4th edition:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
eBird version 1.50:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
James Lee Peters:
    Cygnus cygnus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Cygnus cygnus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Cygnus cygnus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Whooper Swan ( Cygnus cygnus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cygnus cygnus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Asturian: Cisne Glayador, Cisñe Xiblón, Cisnie Xiblón
Azerbaijani: Haraycı qu quşu
Belarusian: Лебедзь-клікун
Bulgarian: Поен лебед
Breton: An alarc'h-kristilh
Catalan: Cigne cantaire
Catalan (Balears): Cigne cantaire
Valencian: Cigne cantaire
Czech: labu zpìvná, Labut zpevná, Labuť zpěvná
Welsh: Alarch chwibanol, Alarch gwyllt, Alarch y gogledd, Alorch y gogledd, Elrck
Danish: Sangsvane
German: Singschwan
Greek: Αγριόκυκνος, Αρκόκυκνος
Greek (Cypriot): Αρκόκυκνος
English: Whooper Swan, Whooping Swan
Esperanto: Kantocigno
Spanish: Cisne Cantor
Estonian: Laululuik
Basque: Beltxarga oihularia, Cigne cantaire
Finnish: Joutsen, Laulujoutsen
Faroese: Okn, Svanur
French: Cygne chanteur, Cygne sauvage
Frisian: Kloekswan
Irish: Eala Ghlórach
Gaelic: Eala Bhàn
Galician: Cigne cantaire, Cisne bravo
Manx: Ollay Chiaullee
Hebrew: ברבור שר, הברבור השר
Croatian: Žutokljuni Labud
Hungarian: Énekes hattyú
Armenian: [Chchan Karap ], Ճչան Կարապ
Icelandic: Álft
Italian: Cigno selvatico
Japanese: O-hakucho, Oh-hakucho, Oo-hakuchoo, oohakuchou, Ou-hakuchou
Japanese: オオハクチョウ
Georgian: მყივანი (ყვითელნისკარტა) გედი, მყივანი გედი, ყვითელნისკარტა გედი
Khakas: Xyy
Kazakh: Сүњқылдақ аққу, Сұңқылдақ-аққу
Korean: 큰고니
Kirghiz: Ак куу
Latin: Cygnus cygnus, Olor cygnus
Limburgish: Wilde zwaan
Lithuanian: Giesmininkė gulbė, Gulbė giesmininkė
Latvian: Ziemeļu gulbis
Macedonian: Жолтоклун лебед, Лебед пеач
Mongolian: Гангар хун
Maltese: Ċinju
Dutch: Wilde Zwaan
Norwegian: Sangsvane
Polish: labedz krzykliwy, Łabędź krzykliwy
Portuguese: cisne bravo, Cisne-bravo
Romansh: Cign selvadi
Russian: Lebed-klikun, Лебедь кликун, Лебедь-кликун
Scots: Eala bhan
Northern Sami: Njukcá, njukča
Slovak: Labuť spevavá
Slovenian: labod pevec
Albanian: Mjelma qafëdrejtë
Serbian: Žutokljuni labud, Жутоклјуни лабуд, Жутокљуни лабуд
Swedish: Sångsvan
Turkish: İtücü kuğu, Ötücü Kuğu, Ötücü Kuşu, ötücükuğu, Sessiz Kuğu Kuşu
Tuvinian: Эткир уннуг куу
Ukrainian: Лебідь-кликун
Chinese: [da tian-e], [hu], [huang-zui tian-e], [ke-sheng tian-e], 咳声天鹅, 大天鵝, 大天鹅, 鹄, 黃嘴天鵝, 黄嘴天鹅
Chinese (Taiwan): [huang-zui tian-e], 黃嘴天鵝

 

         

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