Mauritius Sheldgoose

Alopochen mauritiana - Ouette de Maurice

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Alopochen

  • Species
    :

    mauritiana

Descriptor

Newton, E Gadow, 1893

Biometrics
  • Size
    : cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mauritius Sheldgoose (Alopochen mauritiana) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Ouette de Maurice,
  • Ganso de Mauricio,
  • Mauritius-Gans,
  • mauritiusi ásólúd,
  • Maskarenengans,
  • Casarca di Mauritius,
  • Mauritiusnilgås,
  • húska maurícijská,
  • husice mauricijská,
  • Mauritiusgravand,
  • mauritiuksenhanhi,
  • oca de l'illa Maurici,
  • kazarka maurytyjska,
  • Маврикийский гусь,
  • 毛里裘斯雁,
  • 模里西斯雁,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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