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Tundra Swans ?

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Hi All,

What: I'm not quite sure if these swans are Tundra or Trumpeter swans. Tundra have been reported on ebird on this lake (https://ebird.org/checklist/S61865647) and I think I can see a light colored spot at the base of the bill on some pictures. But I'm not sure so I'd like opinions. Sorry, bad pictures.





Where: Bamber Lake, NJ (https://ebird.org/hotspots?hs=L4145068&yr=all&m=)

When: Today, Dec 3

Thanks !


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These look good for Tundra Swan. Yellow on lore visible in first picture. Shape of head too - more rounded than Trumpeter, highest point is farther forward on head, closer to being above eye, rather than on the hind crown like a Trumpeter. Culmen is rather concave, culmen is straighter on Trumpeter.

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