Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Kelp Goose

Kelp Goose Chloephaga hybrida

Described by: Molina (1782)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


New Island, Falkland Islands - Feb, 2001 © Stuart MacKay 
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S. South America; Falkland Is.;
Two populations;
(1) S. Chile (Guaitecas and Chonos Archipelagos) n. to Cautin and Chiloe Is. (42S.) and s. Argentina from 50S. s. to s. Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego including s. and e. Isla Grande, Cape Horn and Staten Is.
Winters n. in s. Argentina to Santa Cruz and Chubut (rarely).
(2) Falkland Is. (Kidney Is.).
Winters in bays and creeks around Stanley.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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