Birds of Ireland

Mute Swan

Mute Swan

The Mute Swan is found all year long in Ireland and can be seen in any wetland area, in rivers and lakes, and in estuaries.

Best Sites

Most wetland areas, but particularly Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland. There is a resident group of Mute Swans all year round in Broadmeadows Estuary, Dublin.

Mute Swan at St Stephen′s Green, Dublin: Canon 600D, 75 - 300 Lens, 1/800 Sec, F10, ISO 400

Mute Swan at Broadmeadows Estuary Swords: Canon 600D, 75 - 300 Lens, 1/640 Sec, F8, ISO 100

Mute Swan at Broadmeadows Estuary Swords: Canon 600D, 70 - 300 Lens, 1/400 Sec, F6.3, ISO 100

Mute Swan at St Stephen′s Green, Dublin: Canon 600D, 75 - 300 Lens, 1/5000 Sec, F5.6, ISO 160

Mute Swan, Turvey Park, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll , 70 - 400 MM Lens, 1.4X Extender, 1/500th SEC, F8, ISO 640