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Upland Goose


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The Upland Goose or Magellan Goose (Chloephaga picta) is a South American member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae.

Males have a white head and breast, whereas the females are brown with black-striped wings and yellow feet, and could be mistaken for Ruddy-headed Geese. These birds are 60-72.5 cm long and weigh 2.7-3.2 kg . They are found in open grasslands


Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern

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