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The swan pair now have a clutch of 10 eggs. Watch as the male settles down to incubate.

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Mute swans

Mute swans are the most common of swan species here on mainland Britain and are easy to recognise by their orange bills which have a large black ‘knob’ at the base. They can have large clutches of eggs and the eggs have very hard shells – tough enough to take the weight of this clumsy male!

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