What Swans Do With Their Heads Underwater
This week Britain’s BBO Wildlife Trust shared a glimpse into the underwater world of swans and ducks.
Ever wondered what swans are doing when their heads are underwater? Now you know!
video by Jack Perks pic.twitter.com/NkXrH1pwDH
— BBO Wildlife Trust (@BBOWT) November 5, 2019
Mute swans have such long necks that they can feed on the bottom while floating on the surface. Ducks have to dive.
While the swan is feeding tufted ducks come and go, their bodies so buoyant that their feet must flap continuously to keep them submerged.