This rarity clings on to survival thanks to its colony on the Falklands
Our Expert Says… "It can be difficult to distinguish this species from the female Upland Geese, but your guide will point out the tell-tale differences so you can be sure to tick this one off your spotting list."
The ruddy-headed goose was once common on the plains of southern Chile and the Falkland Islands but is now very rare on the mainland. This makes the Falklands population of ruddy-headed geese an important breeding group for the survival of the species.
Pictures of Ruddy-headed Goose
Our trips to spot the Ruddy-headed Goose