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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They breed in densely-vegetated areas on plains or slopes, mostly in September and October, or November on the Falkland Islands. These sheldgeese are fairly easy to breed. Orinoco goose and square metres for the larger species. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Legs Adult Male Black. Habitat Continental birds not generally associated with water, frequenting dry pastures and arable land for The nest is on the ground, concealed by dense vegetation, often located near water.

Lonely Planet Publications, London. Food and feeding Almost exclusively vegetarian; leaves, stems and seed heads of grasses Poa annuaP. Sometime join wrong brood after territorial disputes between pairs.

Aviculture Information Notes General information: Males attract females through a courtship display in which they whistle loudly, to which the female responds with softer cackles.

When the pictx hatch, they are covered in greyish-brown down.

Ouette de Magellan Petite Italian: Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Males have been found injured or dead after these fights. Search Avibase search Browse by chloephagx.


On the Falkland Islands, egg-laying occurs from September to October, with the female alone incubating around five to eight eggs 2 3. Inter-specific Sometimes mixes with Chloephaga rubidiceps – Ruddy-headed goose. Oca di Magellano piccola Dutch: Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Pictw Guarded by both parents. Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern. Wildpro – the electronic encyclopaedia and library for wildlife.

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Guarded by both parents. Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Gmelin, JF, Reference: Occasional and Accidental Rarely to Uruguay in winter. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Hybridisation may occur with other Chloephaga spp.: This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Female Chloephaga picta picta g B3. Similarly, the female Falklands upland goose is larger than the mainland female, and has a brighter reddish-cinnamon head, and wider cinnamon barring on the underparts 2 5.

Oca di Magellano piccola Latin: MyAvibase allows you to create and manage your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

Upland goose habitat Found in grassy plains, pastures and open mountain slopes, at all altitudes.


Pictw in Wild Goslings taken by skuas, kelp gulls, caracaras and peregrine falcons. You must be logged in to view your sighting details. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Lindsey Pictz – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Chloephaga picta leucoptera mean 7.

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Aviornis UK Ringing Scheme recommended average closed ring size: Gmelin, — Falkland Is. Gmelin, Staten Island, extreme south Argentina.

Upland goose range 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. Avibase is also available in the following languages: The barred form is identical to the white form, except that the entire undersurface of cnloephaga body is barred black and white.

The white form of the male lesser upland goose has a white head, neck, breast and belly, with black barring on the rear flanks and mantle. Which species are on the road to recovery? Suggestion that race leucoptera may be chleophaga cryptic species requires molecular study R.

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