Tag: all of Chloephaga

Male achromatic wing colouration is related to body condition and female reproductive investment in a dichromatic species, the upland goose

Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta) Science Article 1 abstract In many bird species, achromatic plumage patch size can serve as a male status signal, but the use of variations in the achromatic colours themselves as a quality signal has only recently come into focus. In our study, we sought to determine whether achromatic plumage reflects individual […]

Ashy-headed Goose (Chloephaga poliocephala)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Chloephaga poliocephala | [authority] Sclater, 1857 | [UK] Ashy-headed Goose | [FR] Ouette a tete grise | [DE] Graukopf-Gans | [ES] Cauquen Real/Cabecigris (Arg) | [NL] Grijskopgans Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Chloephaga poliocephala SA Southern Cone Genus The sheldgeese are a genus (Chloephaga) of 5 species […]