Sheldgoose

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Sheldgeese
Chloephaga rubidiceps1.jpg
Ruddy-headed goose, Chloephaga rubidiceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Tadorninae
Genus: Chloephaga
Eyton, 1838
Species

The sheldgeese are a genus (Chloephaga) of birds in the family Anatidae.

Species[edit]

Phylogeny[edit]

Based on the Taxonomy in Flux from John Boyd's website.[1]




C. poliocephala Sclater 1857 (Ashy-headed goose)



C. rubidiceps Sclater 1861 (Ruddy-headed goose)





C. picta (Gmelin 1789) (Upland/Magellan goose)



C. hybrida (Molina 1782) (Kelp goose)




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References[edit]

  1. ^ Taxonomy in Flux [1] Boyd, John (2007). "Tadornini" (PDF). Retrieved 30 August 2016.