Cygnus olor | Mute Swan | Eala bhalbh
Of medium conservation concern.
One of three swan species that occur in Ireland, but the only one seen year round. Large white wetland bird with long neck and orange bill.
Commonly found breeding in lakes and rivers, including parks.
Found throughout the island, but absent from areas lacking open water, such as agricultural land and peatlands.
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021
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