Adopt a Bewick's Swan

Adopt a Bewick's swan, for yourself or a loved one, and help us to protect these majestic birds

Adopt Balsa

Adopt aBewick's Swan

Thousands of Bewick's swans, including our adoptable swans Coddle, Smiles, Butterbur, Latchet, Densel and Balsa, endure a gruelling 2,500 mile migration every winter. Adopt a Bewick's swan for only £5 a month and help us ensure their long-term protection.

Select a swan for adoption

  • Adopt Balsa

    Balsa

    Bewick's swans face many threats and unfortunately Balsa is presumed dead and therefore unavailble to adopt.

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  • Adopt Butterbur

    Butterbur

    Named after the native wetland plant, Butterbur is a beautiful adult female Bewick's swan.

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  • Adopt Coddle

    Coddle

    Coddle was named by Lady Philippa Scott and is a favourite at Slimbridge.

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  • Adopt Densel

    Densel

    Handsome Densel has been a regular winter resident at Slimbridge since 2007.

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  • Adopt Latchet

    Latchet

    Latchet, which comes from the Old French word meaning 'lace', is an elegant adult female.

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  • Adopt Smiles

    Smiles

    He's a bold adult male Bewick's swan, and very protective of his partner, Smiley.

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Contact WWT

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Slimbridge, Glos, GL2 7BT

Tel: +44 (0) 1453 891900
Email: enquiries@wwt.org.uk

Sir David Attenborough, WWT Vice President

" By adopting a Bewick's swan you are ensuring that this vital charity's conservation work continues for years to come. "Sir David Attenborough, WWT Vice President