CAPE BARREN GOOSE FACTS
The Cape Barren Goose is a large grey goose with short tail, and dark spots on wings. The bill is black, but mostly covered with greenish-yellow skin (called cere). The legs are pink or red.
offshore islands, grassland, scrubby heathland
grass and herbs, especially tussock grass
nest is a shallow cup made of twigs lined with down. It is built on ground near bush or rock. Lays 3-6 dull white eggs.
south-eastern coast of Australia, the southern coast of Western Australia and in south-eastern Victoria
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Cape Barren Goose|