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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It was successful in 50 bird species; in 16 of those (Alopochen aegyptiacus, Ara severus, Aratinga acuticaudata, Bucorvus leadbeateri, Cereopsis novaehollandiae, Columba arquatrix, Corvus corax, Corvus frugilegus, Cyanoliseus patagonus, Guttera plumifera, Lamprotornis superbus, Milvus milvus, Neophron percnopterus, Ocyphaps lophotes, Podiceps cristatus, and Poicephalus senegalus), it was carried out for the first time by using molecular markers and polymerase chain reaction.
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.
# B=breeds regularly at WTP; NB=non-breeding visitor; RB=rarely breeds at WTP; V=vagrant Species Scientific name Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata Musk Duck Biziura lobata Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae Domestic Goose Anser sp.