Tag: Mute Swan

Ventilatory and circulatory responses to hyperthermia in the mute swan (Cygnus olor)

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) Science Article 2 abstract Ventilatory parameters of mute swans were measured at thermoneutral conditions and during heat stress. Deep body temperature increased from 39-5 to 41-1 deg C. Breathing frequency increased 29 times, compared to the thermoneutral condition. Tidal volume decreased to 18 % of the pre-panting value, and the total […]

Wintering swans Cygnus spp. and Coot Fulica atra in the Oresund,South Sweden, in relation to available food recources

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) Science Article 3 abstract In connection with the building of a Fixed Link (bridge-arti.cial island-tunnel) between Sweden and Denmark intensive studies of waterfowl and benthic fauna and .ora in the Oresund were undertaken as a part of the Environmental Impact Assessment Study. This paper analysis the occurrences of staging and wintering […]