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Bird Huacarpay Andean Goose Ganso Huallata Chloephaga Melanoptera

Amazon Birds of Peru

The Andean Goose is fairly common and widespread in the High Andes Zone between 3600m and 4600m, although is rarely found on the coast of Peru. Preferred habitat is the Andean marshes and is usually seen with its mate. At times they gather in small flocks when not breeding. The male is much bigger than the female with a white chest, flanks and back and a tail of graduated brown and grey

Reino: Animalia. Filo: Chordata. Clase: Aves. Orden: Anseriformes. Familia: Anatidae. Subfamilia: Tadorninae. Género: Chloephaga. Especie: C. melanoptera.