Eastern Cape Barren Goose
Murray Mallee Region
Australian Wood Duck
Male, On Land
Eastern Cape Barren Goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae ssp novaehollandiae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Waterfowls (Anseriformes)
Family: Waterbird (Anatidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Eastern Cape Barren Goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae ssp novaehollandiae)
This Photo:     🔍A small Gaggle🔎

Thank you Tim (Twan3253) for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Coastal Areas and possibly elsewhere
There were some 4-500 geese in this gaggle.

Copyright © 2022-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Apr-2022
This species is protected and classed as RA (Rare) under the National Parks & Wildlife, SA, Protection Act