Ashy Headed Goose Facts

  • Name:
    Ashy Headed Goose
  • Scientific Name:
    Chloephaga policephala
  • Size:
    52 – 60 cm (22,6 to 26 in )
  • Distribution:
    From Valparaíso to Magallanes
 
Ashy Headed Goose Facts

Residence:

Annual resident in fall in TPNP they from flocks on Toro Lake

Habitat:

Lakes, ponds and rivers with currents that are adjacent to forests and shrub zones

Food Habits:

Carnivore

Reproduction:

They nest on the ground and lay 5 to 7 eggs

Observation:

There is no sexual dimorphism, and they are seen in territorial pairs or family groups. They are shy.

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