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.
SHOCK AND DISGUST: Washington Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust CRUEL FATE: Cape Barren goose
This Cape Barren goose has made a super-soft nest for her babies (below).
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