Upland Goose nest. (Chloephaga picta leucoptera)
Steeple Jason Island. Falkland Island. FALKLAND ISLANDS.
The males have white head, neck, breast and underparts with black barring on flanks and upper back. The females have rusty-red brown head and neck, black barring on rutsty breast and underparts.
RANGE & HABITAT. They are widely distributed with the largest populations found on extensive greens in coastal and freshwater pond areas. This race is generally regarded as being restricted to the Falklands, while C.p.picta, a smaller bird is found in southern South America.