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Wednesday 22 October 2014

In Pictures: Rare black swan makes an appearance in Belfast

Stunning Belfast bird is a real head turner

Black Swan at the Waterworks in north Belfast
Black Swan arrives at the Waterworks in north Belfast. It is unknown where the young visitor as come from with some people thinking it has travels from Australia or it may have escaped from a private collection.
Northern Ireland- 13th December 2012 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Black Swan arrives at the Waterworks in north Belfast. It is unknown where the young visitor as come from with some people thinking it has travels from Australia or it may have escaped from a private collection.

There hasn't been this much talk about a black swan since Mila Kunis did a love scene with Natalie Portman in Darren Aronofsky's 2010 psychological thriller.

Now a stunning bird of a different nature has got tongues wagging in north Belfast.

The large female waterbird , a native to Australia, has been spotted at the Waterworks on the Antrim Road close to Cavehill.

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