Trumpeters wintering in area

Rare sight in Arkansas

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

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Trumpeter swans fed in the shallows of Siloam Springs City Lake on Saturday. The birds are rare in Arkansas and protected by federal and state wildlife laws. At one time, they were almost extinct in the United States and have been gradually reintroduced to their native habitat.

Trumpeter swans fed in the shallows of Siloam Springs City Lake on Saturday. The birds are rare in Arkansas and protected by federal and state wildlife laws. At one time, they were almost extinct in the United States and have been gradually reintroduced to their native habitat.
Photo by Randy Moll

A rare sight was available to those who braved the cold and snow in the Gentry and Siloam Springs area last week — trumpeter swans.


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News, Pages 8 on 02/09/2011

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