Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Upland Goose
Upland Goose Chloephaga picta
Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Magellan Goose, Lesser Magellan Goose, Greater Magellan Goose, Falkland Island Magellan Goose
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. South America; Falkland Is.;
(1) S. Chile n. to Linares and Talca (35°S.), c. Argentina in Patagonia n. to Neuquen and Rio Negro (38°S.) and s. to Cape Horn and Tierra del Fuego and Staten Is.
Winters n. to c. Chile (Colchagua) and ne. Argentina n. to s. Buenos Aires Province (barred phase in coastal grasslands and white phase further inland). Vagrants occur n. to Uruguay.
(2) The Falkland Is.
Introduced to South Georgia where presently thought to be extinct.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Aves de Chile
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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