Definition of Cygnus buccinator
1. Noun. Large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry.
Generic synonyms: Swan
Group relationships: Cygnus, Genus Cygnus
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Literary usage of Cygnus buccinator
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1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1895)
"Ad. st. Northern Exped. The Admiralty [P.]. B. Armstrong). 4. cygnus buccinator. cygnus buccinator, Rich. Faun. B.-A. ii. p. ..."
2. The Resources of California: Comprising Agriculture, Mining, Geography by John Shertzer Hittell (1869)
"... trumpeter-swan (cygnus buccinator) is a very large bird, measuring five feet from the point of the bill to the end of the tail, and six feet across from ..."
3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1867)
"... Swan (cygnus buccinator) it may be also in sex, although I am rather of opinion that it is an individual difference not always dependent on age or sex. ..."
4. The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide: The Game Animals, Birds and by Charles Hallock (1877)
"BUT two species of Swans inhabit North America, and only one of these is known to the gunners of our Eastern Coast, cygnus buccinator, being found only in ..."