Scientific name: Cygnus Atratus

Family name: Anatidae

Classification: Aves

Group Name: Bevy (on land) / Wedge (in flight)

IUCN status: Least concern

Lifespan: 40 years

Weight: 3.5 – 9kg

Body length: 110 -142cm

Wingspan: 160 – 200cm

Top speed: 50mph

Diet: Omnivore. Primarily Vegetation including algae, typha, potamogeton, myriophyllum and ruppia. Occasionally they will eat insects.

Habitat: Wetlands

Range: Australia & Tasmania