Body grey with small black spots on the wings. Bill yellow-green with a black tip. Legs dark pink and webbed feet black. Body up to 1 m long.
Cape Barren Geese breed from May to August. They feed on pasture grasses and are usually seen in pairs or small flocks.
Coastal grasslands and wetlands.
Scattered populations in southern Australia.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Near Threatened
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern