Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Kelp Goose (Chloephaga hybrida) - HBW 1, p. 588

French: Ouette marine German: Kelpgans Spanish: Cauquén Caranca

Taxonomy: Anas Hybrida Molina, 1782, Chiloé Island.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • hybrida (Molina, 1782) - S Chile, Tierra del Fuego.
  • malvinarum Phillips, 1916 - Falkland Is.