Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Ashy-headed Goose

Ashy-headed Goose Chloephaga poliocephala

Described by: Sclater, P. L. (1857)
Alternate common name(s): Ashy-headed Sheldgoose
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Torres del Paine National Park, Chile - Dec, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Torres del Paine National Park, Chile - Dec, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Mar, 2007 © Lou Hegedus 
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S. South America;
S. in the Andes of c. Chile from Bio-Bio, Malleco, Valdiva (Lipela Pass) and Llanquihue, then s. from Chiloe, the Guaitecas and Chonos Is. and along the w. coast to the Beagle Channel and Cape Horn Is. and in s. Argentina s. from Neuquen and Rio Negro to Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn. The Falkland Is.
Winters n. to c. Chile (Colchagua) and ne. Argentina (s. Buenos Aires).


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


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