Geese and Ducks

Upland Geese (Chloephaga picta leucoptera)

on New Island male, Saunders Island females, Saunders Island

This subspecies is endemic to the Falklands.

Kelp Geese (Chloephaga hybrida malvinarum)

This subspecies is endemic to the Falklands.

female male

Falklands Pintail Duck (White-cheeked pintail duck) (Anas bahamensis)

Falklands pintail duck

South Georgia Pintail Duck (Anas georgica)

South Georgia pintail duck

The only known carnivorous duck, they scavenge on dead seals.

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