Cape Barren goose


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Cape Barren goose

n
(Animals) a greyish Australian goose, Cereopsis novaehollandiae, having a black bill with a greenish cere
[C19: named after Cape Barren Island in the Bass Strait]
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Breeding was recorded frequently for Black Swan Cygnus atratus, Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae and Chestnut Teal Anas castanea, less often for Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa and rarely for other species.
Hanson Bay is an important addition to the park, providing habitat for a number of native species, including the southern emu-wren, osprey, shy albatross, beautiful fire-tail, Cape Barren goose, bush stone-curlew and heath goanna.
SHOCK AND DISGUST: Washington Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust CRUEL FATE: Cape Barren goose
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