Mute Swan (GERMANY)
Mute Swan (Juvenile, GREECE)
Scientific Name 
Cygnus olor
Arabic Name 
التم الأخرس
Kuwaiti name 
230.0 cm
160.0 cm
Least Concern


Extremely rare vagrant. A single immature bird was found at Jahra Pool in November 1997. This bird is the commonest of the three swan species in the Western Palearctic; all may very rarely occur well south of their normal wintering areas due to severe winters.
Where in Kuwait 
Only 1 record for Kuwait that was seen inland from the coast at Jahra Pools Reserve.
In the world 
Patchily distributed across temperate middle latitudes and breeds on fresh water lakes and human influenced habitats.
Local threats 
Shooting is a threat for Geese and Ducks during passage migration.