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black swan (Cygnus atratus)
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Vlamingh ships at the Swan River, Keulen 1796.jpg
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black swan (Cygnus atratus)

English: Willem de Vlamingh's ships, with black swans, at the entrance to the Swan River, Western Australia, coloured engraving, derived from an earlier drawing (now lost) from the de Vlamingh expeditions of 1696–97.
Date 1726
Source Het Eyland Amsterdam, held at the National Library of Australia
Author Johannes van Keulen

The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a large waterbird, a species of swan, which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia. Black swans are large birds with mostly black plumage and red bills. The black swan is common in the wetlands of southwestern and eastern Australia and adjacent coastal islands.

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