National Geographic : 1951 Oct
) National Geographic Suniety June Finds a Whistling Swan Incubating Eggs on an Alaskan Hillside Unlike the vanishing trumpeter, the Whistling Swan is a hardy, prolific species. When migrating, its call is often heard from aloft on moonlit nights. Whistlers nest in Arctic areas and winter chiefly on the east and west coasts of the United States. Kodawhrolmes by Arthu1 A. Allen + A Noisy, Gabbling Call Won This Duck Its Name: Old-squaw Northern portions of both hemispheres know the garrulous Old-squaw. New Englanders believe the male's cry sounds like "South-south-southerly." This female, whose nest contains seven eggs, was photo graphed not far from the whistling swan above.