Breeding of the Mute Swan on the Kagamlyk river in Poltava region. - Yu.F. Rogovyi. - Berkut. 5 (2). 1996. P. 203-204.
The Kagamlyk river is a left tributary of the Dnieper. The first information about the Mute Swan on this river has been obtained in 1970-1971. These were single birds, they didn't breed. The first breeding pair was discovered in 1991. The present numbe r of the Mute Swan on the Kagamlyk river is 3-4 pairs. The mean brood size is 6,5 (1992-1996, n = 6). 11.11.1995 a female with the blue neck ring 1A12 was observed near the village of Opryshki (49.29 N, 33.10 E). This bird has been ringed in Arkhangelsk region of Russia (68.15 N, 53,.35 E). [Ukrainian].
Key words: Mute Swan, Poltava region, distribution, breeding, number, migration.