Cape Barren Goose feeding

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Cape Barren Goose showing green-yellow cere.

Cape Barren Goose (Cereopsis novaeholldandiae) is not a typical goose. It is essentially a vegetarian, feeding mostly on land. They are unique to Australia.

Cape Barren Goose showing green-yellow cere.

The video below, shows a family with juveniles feeding ravenously on fresh green grass. The large greenish-yellow luminescent ceres found around the nostrils of adults are distinctive. Juveniles have white/grey ceres.

Teo Lee Wei & K
19th December 2018

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