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Upland Goose Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Ushuaia, Argentina
GPS: -54.8S, -68.6W, elev=21' MAP
Date: January 5, 2010
ID : 7C2V6152 [3888 x 2592]

Upland Goose Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Ushuaia, Argentina
GPS: -54.8S, -68.6W, elev=21' MAP
Date: January 5, 2010
ID : 7C2V6249 [3888 x 2592]

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Upland Goose Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Ushuaia, Argentina
GPS: -54.8S, -68.6W, elev=21' MAP
Date: January 5, 2010
ID : 7C2V5946 [3888 x 2592]

Upland Goose Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Ushuaia, Argentina
GPS: -54.8S, -68.6W, elev=21' MAP
Date: January 5, 2010
ID : 7C2V6070 [3888 x 2592]

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Upland Goose Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Ushuaia, Argentina
GPS: -54.8S, -68.6W, elev=21' MAP
Date: January 5, 2010
ID : 7C2V6184 [3888 x 2592]

Upland Goose Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Ushuaia, Argentina
GPS: -54.8S, -68.6W, elev=21' MAP
Date: January 5, 2010
ID : 7C2V6225 [3888 x 2592]

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Upland Goose Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Steeple Jason, Falkland Islands
GPS: -51.0S, -61.2W, elev=26' MAP
Date: January 8, 2010
ID : 7C2V8167 [3888 x 2592]

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SPECIES INFO

The Magellan Goose or Upland 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 (24-29 in) long and weigh 2.7-3.2 kg (5.9-7 lbs). They are found in open grasslands

Upland geese in Santa Cruz, Argentina





                                     



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