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Trumpeter swans were once fairly common in much of North America. But habitat destruction and unregulated market hunting in the 1800s destroyed most flocks in the Lower 48 states.

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Trumpeter swans offer advantages for people who enjoy watching wildlife in winter. They’re big, beautiful, bright white and they will often frequent easily accessible lakes at public conservation areas or city parks.


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