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Kelp goose – Chloephaga hybrida

Kelp goose – Chloephaga hybrida
is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae. It can be found in the Southern part of South America – mainly in Patagonian Chile, Tierra del Fuego, and the Falkland Islands.

Kelp geese inhabit Chile’s southern half to the eastern tip of Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands. They habitat rocky coasts around their food sources.

Males are a white color, with a black beak, and yellow feet. The females are dark brown, with transverse gray lines on the chest, and yellow feet.

Kelp geese generally have clutches of 2-7 eggs. They prefer to hide their eggs in long grass. The eggs hatch about a month later.

There are about 15,000 breeding pairs in existence.

It sounds like this
Recording by Andrew Spencer from Xeno canto