A Whooper Swan framed by abstract water formations swims at Swan Lake Iris Gardens in Sumter, SC
Close-up of a Whooper Swan at Swan Lake Iris Gardens, Sumpter, South Carolina. A distinctive feature is that its black bill has a large triangular patch of yellow on it.
The Whooper Swan, also known as the common swan, pronounced hooper swan, is a large northern hemisphere swan. It is the Eurasian counterpart of the North American trumpeter swan.
Here is a whooper swan with a little bite at Swan Lake Iris Gardens, Sumter, SC