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Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata
Described by: Latham (1798)
Alternate common name(s): Pied Goose, Semipalmated Goose
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. New Guinea and n. Australia;
S. New Guinea from Frederik Hendrik Is. to the Gulf of Papua in the floodplains of the Trans-Fly. N. Australia from the Fitzroy River, Broome district, ne. Western Australia and the Northern Territory (Top End to Arnhem Land, Fogg Dam and Kakadu National Park) to se. Queensland (Broad Sound, Rockhampton n. of Brisbane) and c. New South Wales. Reintroduced to s. Victoria with limited success (Serendip Wildlife Research Station, Tower Hill State Game Reserve, Warrnambool).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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