Name for Female Swan
Name: Angela T.
Date: Saturday, August 31, 2002
I was wondering what the collective name of a female
swan is? Male is the cob.
The female is called a "pen" and the young are called "cygnets". There are
several web sites that give good information about swans and their life
history. One is the Trumpeter Swan Society
Laura Hungerford, DVM, MPH, PhD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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