Living in flocks of up to 300 individuals, the Cape Barren goose is highly social. With a bill designed for grazing, the goose has actually benefited from the encroachment of agriculture as it has adapted to feeding on pasture fields.
Where to see them: Lorikeet Landing
Length: 2.5 to 3.3 ft
Weight: 8.3 to 11.7 ft
Habitat: Grassland and wetland
Diet: Grasses, sedges, leaves, and seeds
A Goose out of Water: The Cape Barren goose is primarily terrestrial, spending very little time in the water.