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

Ruddy-headed Goose Chloephaga rubidiceps

Described by: Sclater, P. L. (1861)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Carcass Island, Falkland Islands - Nov 13, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard  Carcass Island, Falkland Islands - Nov 13, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard 
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Range

Ex. s. South America; Falkland Is.;
Restricted range;
Two populations;
Falkland Is. (mostly on West Falkland Is.).
Formerly (?) breed n. to ca. 52S in s. Chile (Magellanes to Cape Horn) and s. Argentina (Santa Cruz to Tierra del Fuego).
Winters n. to ca. 37S.

Videos

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Sounds

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References

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

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