Kelp Goose

Chloephaga hybrida - Ouette marine

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chloephaga

  • Species
    :

    hybrida

Descriptor

Molina, 1782

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 65 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 2000 à 2580 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ouette marine
♂ adult plum. breeding
Ouette marine
♀ adult

Kelp Goose (Chloephaga hybrida) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Chloephaga hybrida hybrida (s Chile, s Argentina)
  • Chloephaga hybrida malvinarum (Falkland Is.)

Foreign names

  • Ouette marine,
  • Cauquén caranca,
  • ganso-papa-algas,
  • Kelpgans,
  • szirti lúd,
  • Kelpgans,
  • Oca del kelp,
  • kelpgås,
  • Taregås,
  • bernaška žltonohá,
  • husice patagonská,
  • Tanggås,
  • tulimaanhansu,
  • oca caranca,
  • magelanka skalna,
  • Водорослевый гусь,
  • シロコバシガン,
  • 白草雁,
  • 白草雁,

Voice song and cries

Ouette marine
♂ Second

Habitat

Ouette marine
♂ adult

Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

QRcode Ouette marine
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