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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Parental Behaviour Nest-building As single pairs or in loose groups of nests. Names for non-breeding males or other colour-phases — Return to top of page. 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.

Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages. Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Established in collections B8.

Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Oca di Magellano piccola Latin: Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Sometimes mixes with Chloephaga rubidiceps – Ruddy-headed goose.


Predation in Wild Goslings taken by skuas, kelp gulls, caracaras and peregrine falcons. Share this image — Hide sharing options.

Adult weight General Chloephaga picta picta g B1 ; mean 6. Males have been chloelhaga injured or dead after these fights. Upland goose threats On both the Falkland Islands and the South American mainland, the upland goose has been persecuted as an agricultural pest that competes with sheep for grazing 2 4.

Additional green food should be provided when there is pcta grass. Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Lonely Planet Publications, London. Newly-hatched — Return to top of page.

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The Stationery Office, Edinburgh. Gmelin, JF, Pictaa A clutch consists of eggs which are incubated for about 1 month. Kelp goose Chloephaga hybrida. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

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Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Dry pastures and arable land; also grassy islands and coastal meadows in the Falklands. Ppicta Behaviour Strong permanent pair bonds.


Glossary Diurnal Active during the day. Bird checklists – taxonomy – distribution – maps – links. They are considered pests by farmers due to the fact that they eat on the pastures that are used for cattle and sheep.

Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Retrieved January 14, Picya grey posteriorly reartail black. Inter-specific Sometimes mixes with Chloephaga rubidiceps – Ruddy-headed goose.

Chloephaga picta Gmelin Orinoco goose and square metres for the larger species. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.

Intraspecific variation Lesser Magellan Goose – C. Head, neck, breast and abdomen white, flanks and shoulders barred black and white. Upland goose Female left and male right in Argentina Conservation status.

Management Techniques — Return to top of page. They are not suitable for mixed collections: Red-backed hawks may prey on incubating females. Female Chloephaga picta picta g B3.