By Bernard DUPONT from FRANCE (Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta) male) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Upland Goose Chloephaga picta


Category E

Native Range

South America. Breeds in southern Chile and southern Argentina and winters farther north to about 35°S. A separate race breeds on the Falkland Isles.

British Occurence

One was at Auchlochan Pond, Lanarkshire in 2003/4 and one was seen at Nosterfield NR in N Yorks in January 2007.

Where to see Upland Goose in captivity

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