Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Blue-winged Goose

Blue-winged Goose Cyanochen cyanopterus

Described by: Rüppell (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Abyssinian Blue-winged Goose, Abyssinian Goose
Old scientific name(s): Cyanochen cyanoptera


Ethiopia - Feb, 2008 © Nancy Bell  Ethiopia - Feb, 2008 © Nancy Bell 
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Ne. Africa;
Highlands of Ethiopia including the Web Valley, Bale Mountains, Arussi Mountains. Occurs primarily between Lakes Zwai and Tana extending to ca. 15°N. This species has the most restricted range of any sheldgoose.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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