Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator Richardson, 1832  Synonyms: TRUS.
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Status:

Rare but regular visitors to Maryland following successful reintroduction efforts in the Northeast. Removed from the MD/DCRC review list in February 2016.

Description:

Individuals can be surprisingly difficult to separate from Tundra Swan, especially as juveniles.

There are 73 records in the project database.

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Trumpeter Swans calling in southern Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/26/2018). - Leslie Starr.

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A Trumpeter Swan in Harford Co., Maryland (2/16/2009). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/16/2019). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Harford Co., Maryland (3/25/2019). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A second-winter Trumpeter Swan at Black Hill Regional Park in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/22/2015). Hatched in 2013 in Ontario, Canada. Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan at Black Hill Regional Park in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/22/2015). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

Trumpeter Swans in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/20/2018). Photo by Emily Carter Mitchell. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Harford Co., Maryland (6/4/2011). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A first-year Trumpeter Swan at Schoolhouse Pond in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/15/2006). Present from May 2006 to March 2009, #962 migrated here from the Wye Marsh reintroduction effort in Ontario and spent most of its time at Schoolhouse Pond. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Harford Co., Maryland (3/25/2019). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Harford Co., Maryland (3/25/2019). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Prince George's Co., Maryland (12/30/2016). Photo by Emily Carter Mitchell. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Howard Co., Maryland (12/14/2017). Wing-tagged as P95. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Howard Co., Maryland (12/31/2017). Photo by Andy Connelly. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/4/2014). This individual was banded in Ontario on 12/25/2012, then found on 12/17/2013 on Cheat Lake, WV by Terry Bronson. It was then found in Petersburg, WV by Todd Schnopp on 1/19/2014. Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A pair of Trumpeter Swans in Harford Co., Maryland (3/25/2019). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan at Terminus in Allegany Co., Maryland (2/10/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/11/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/16/2014). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A female Trumpeter Swan in Howard Co., Maryland (12/12/2017). Photo by Joe Hanfman. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Howard Co., Maryland (5/25/2016). Photo by Kurt Schwarz. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan (M78) at Black Hills Regional Park in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/20/2015). Photo by John R. Whitaker. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan among Canada Geese in Frederick Co., Maryland (2/28/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Garrett Co., Maryland (12/24/2017). This bird is a male that was banded on 1/1/2017 by Ray Kingdon near Burlington, Ontario. It hatched in 2016 or earlier. (fide J. Hanfman) Photo by Kyle Klotz. (MBP list)

A Trumpeter Swan in Talbot Co., Maryland (3/28/2017). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

A presumed Trumpling Swan (Trumpeter x Tundra hybrid) at Cash Lake in Prince George's Co., Maryland (2/19/2013). Photo by Jared Fisher. (MBP list)

Trumpeter Swans in Howard Co., Maryland (4/6/2019). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)


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