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Sheldgoose

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The sheldgeese are a genus (Chloephaga) of birds in the family Anatidae.

Etymology

Chloephaga: Greek: χλοη khloē "young green grass"; -φαγος -phagos "-eating", from φαγειν phagein "to eat".[1]

Species

Phylogeny

Based on the Taxonomy in Flux from John Boyd's website.[2]

     

C. poliocephala Sclater 1857 (Ashy-headed goose)

   

C. rubidiceps Sclater 1861 (Ruddy-headed goose)

       

C. picta (Gmelin 1789) (Upland/Magellan goose)

   

C. hybrida (Molina 1782) (Kelp goose)

     

See also

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Sheldgoose: Brief Summary

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The sheldgeese are a genus (Chloephaga) of birds in the family Anatidae.

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