BirdLife International Chloephaga picta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Recommended Citation. Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. Lesser Magellan Goose (Chloephaga picta picta) Greater Magellan Goose ( Chloephaga picta leucoptera) Magellangans (German) Oie de magellan (French).

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Chloephaga picta leucoptera mean 7. Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Suggestion that race leucoptera may be a cryptic species requires molecular study R. Introduced — Return to top of page. They fledge in 9—10 weeks and reach maturity in 3 years. The male Chlorphaga upland goose is slightly larger than its mainland counterpart, but in appearance closely resembles the white form, with narrower black barring on the rear flanks.

In other projects Wikimedia Chlopehaga Wikispecies. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Each checklist can be viewed with photos shared by the birding community, and also printed as PDF checklists for field use. Red-backed hawks may prey on incubating females.


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Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. They should be provided with healthy turf for grazing, and water. Subspecies A population usually restricted pict a geographical area that differs from other populations of the same species, but not to the extent of being classified as a separate species. Ruddy-headed goose Chloephaga rubidiceps. Newly-hatched — Return to top of page. Recommended citation Carboneras, C.

International Union for Conservation of Nature. Unmistakable, but male similar to C. Additional green food should be fed if grazing is not plentiful. When the chicks hatch, they are covered in chlkephaga down.

The lesser upland goose breeds in southern Chile and Argentina, south to Tierra del Fuego, with the barred form occupying southernmost Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Your sightings No sightings Add to a lifelist: Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Goslings may be parent incubated and reared if predation is not a problem; the geese may re-lay if they do not incubate their eggs. Names for non-breeding males or other colour-phases. Cape petrel Daption capense. Territorial while breeding, but gather for the moult.

Upland goose

Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features! Upland goose range The lesser upland goose breeds in southern Chile and Argentina, south to Picat del Fuego, with the barred form occupying southernmost Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.


There are more than 12, regional checklists in Avibase, offered in 9 different taxonomies, including synonyms more than languages.

Rodents of Unusual Size. Management Techniques — Return to top of page. Sexual Maturity Males Pairing from about 20 months.

BirdLife International June, http: Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Falklands population basically sedentary, mainland population move to lower latitudes in winter, as far north as Buenos Aires province, Argentina.

Head Adult Bill Male Black. Journal of Applied Ecology Upperparts grey posteriorly reartail black.

Subspecies and Distribution C. This bird is indigenous to the southern part of South America. Upland Goose Chloephaga picta. Kelp goose Chloephaga hybrida. Long-tailed meadowlark Sturnella loyca. They are aggressive, particularly when breeding, and aggression may increase with age.

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