Orinoco Goose (Neochen jubata) - HBW 1, p. 589
French: Ouette d'Orénoque
Spanish: Ganso del Orinoco
Taxonomy: Anser jubatus Spix, 1825, Ad ripam fl. Solimoëns in insula Praya das Onças.
A distinctive species which has been proposed as a possible link between the typical shelducks (Tadorna) and sheldgeese (Chloephaga). Monotypic.
Distribution: Widespread, though spottily distributed, in N South America E of Andes, from E Colombia, Venezuela and the Guianas, southwards through Amazonian Brazil, extreme E Peru, E and S Bolivia and Paraguay to extreme N Argentina (Salta Province).
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VideosSee all 14 videos
Neochen jubata and it´s young Locality Minas Gerais State, Brazil
josé de alencar bonafé 1 December 2004 5 years ago 48 sec 4.5
A male displaying in front of a female walking. Despliegue de pato carretero en orinoco colombiano Locality Casanare Department, Colombia
Carlos Ruiz.- Guerra 2 August 2012 2 years ago 11 sec 4.3
Fight between two males Locality La Aurora Reserve, Paz de Ariporo, Casanare Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 2 February 2012 3 years ago 1 min 14 sec 4.3
bird walking in savannah with 7 chicks Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 28 December 2012 2 years ago 21 sec 4.1
A pair with a juvenile, the male calling Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela (Monotypic species)
DAVID ASCANIO 31 January 2006 8 years ago 14 sec 3.9
Birds on the grass, foraging. Locality Chestnut Lodge private collection, Surrey, England, Great Britain
Josep del Hoyo 25 May 2009 4 years ago 19 sec 3.7
PhotosSee all 26 photos
A pair, standing in the water.
Locality Madidi National Park, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Sergey Pisarevsky 10 March 2013 1 year ago 4.3
Sitting on the edge of a pool
Locality Beni Department, Bolivia
Jacob Wijpkema 21 July 2011 5 weeks ago 4
An adult bird
Locality Slimbridge Wildlife & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Andy Emmerson 19 October 2013 47 weeks ago 4
Female and two ducklings
Locality La Aurora Reserve, Paz de Ariporo, Casanare Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 31 December 2011 2 years ago 4
Locality Meta Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 17 October 2011 3 years ago 4
Two birds feeding on the grass.
Locality Chestnut Lodge private collection, Surrey, England, Great Britain
Josep del Hoyo 25 May 2009 4 years ago 4