Body black with white outer wing feathers (hidden when the wing is folded). Neck long and bill red with a white tip. Body up to 1.3 m long.
Black Swans feed on aquatic plants in shallow water, or in open pastures close to water. Males are aggressive and defend their territory in the breeding season.
Deep permanent water, open lakes, wetlands, and coastal bays.
Eastern and western Australia.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern