Trumpeter Swan

Trumpeter swans usually mate for life. Their big, bulky nests are mounds of reeds, rushes, roots and grasses lined with fresh swan's down. They're often built on top of beaver lodges, muskrat houses or small islands.

North America

At A Glance

Habitat

Riverine wetlands, lakes, ponds, and marshes

Diet

Aquatic plants, insects, and snails

Location

Northern Canada