Mute Swan: A Non-native, Invasive Species in Canada

cover of publicationA factsheet on the Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). The Mute Swan is one of the world’s largest waterfowl and one of three swan species that occur in North America. This bird is not native to the continent and is considered an invasive species outside of Europe and Asia.

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  • Author: Environment Canada
  • Language of Document: Separate English/French
  • Document Type: Fact sheet
  • Cat. No.: CW66-333/2013E-PD F
  • ISBN: 978-1-100-21938-7
  • Size: 21.6 X 28
  • Pages: 4
  • Year: 2014
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