Learn fun swan facts and follow the handouts to draw a cute swan
1. Trumpeter swans are the largest native waterfowl and the heaviest flying birds in North America. Their wingspans can reach up to 10 feet.
2. They mate for life. Around the age of two to four, swans choose a mate with which they will generally remain for the rest of their lives.
3. Swans have a reputation as territorial, and there’s no time of year they exemplify this more than during their breeding season.
4. In the wild, swans can live to be over 20 years old.
5. Swans that live on freshwater typically enjoy pondweed, stonewort, and wigeon grass. They also like eating insects and tadpoles.