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Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

 
 

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12:04 29/10/16
13:22 02/02/03
14:48 26/12/02
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18:26 25/12/02
13:00
Announcement
Ten swans and several geese have now been shot so far this year by what is thought to be teenagers using low-powered air-guns between Allerton Bywater to Castleford Ings, West Yorkshire. Any witnesses should contact the RSPCA on 08705 555999.

5 reports returned.

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Roundhay, W Yorks
13/02/17
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Scarborough Mere, N Yorks
13/02/17
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Balloch, Clyde
08/02/17
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Chew Valley Lake, Somerset
07/02/17
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Shingle Street, Suffolk
04/02/17
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Straw's Bridge NR, Derbys
27/12/16
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Westhay Moor NNR, Somerset
25/01/17
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Westhay Moor NNR, Somerset
25/01/17
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Druridge Bay CP, Northumb
23/01/17
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Druridge Bay CP, Northumb
23/01/17
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Swillington Ings, W Yorks
24/01/17
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Wrafton, Devon
24/01/17
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Rising Sun CP, Northumb
23/01/17
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Hogganfield Loch, Clyde
19/01/17
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Hogganfield Loch, Clyde
01/01/17 Former Photo of the Week
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Ellesmere, Shrops
03/12/16
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Marsalforn Gozo, Malta
02/01/17
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Marsalforn Gozo, Malta
02/01/17
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Marsalforn Gozo, Malta
02/01/17
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Marsalforn Gozo, Malta
02/01/17
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Aldwincle, Northants
30/12/16
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Washington WWT, Durham
30/07/16
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undisclosed site, Somerset
14/12/16
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Greylake RSPB, Somerset
22/12/16
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Ham Wall RSPB, Somerset
17/12/16

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Mute Swan breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lichtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Moldova
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Slovenia
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine

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Mon 16/05/11
RSPB: Landmark ruling over use of lead to shoot wildfowl
RSPB Landmark ruling over use of lead to shoot wildfowl
RSPB report on the first conviction following the shooting of a Mute Swan with lead shot.  read on read on
Fri 01/08/08
RSPB: Dismay as swan killing case is dropped
RSPB Dismay as swan killing case is dropped
CPS back out after police lose evidence.  read on read on

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