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Egyptian Goose

(Alopochen aegyptiacus)
Size: 63-73 cm; wing span 1.44 m (average)
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Egyptian Goose at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

Near-lateral view of an Egyptian Goose (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[September 2018]

Close-up lateral view of an Egyptian Goose

Lateral view of a pair of Egyptian Geese feeding on grassland (photo courtesy of S. Kirkby)

Lateral and dorsal views of Egyptian Geese in an ephemeral wetland (photo courtesy of S. Kirkby)

Small flock of Egyptian Geese feeding on grassland (photo courtesy of S. Kirkby)

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Family of Egyptian Geese with a clutch of six goslings (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[June 2013]

Family of Egyptian Geese with a clutch of six goslings (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[June 2013]

Egyptian Goose with five goslings (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[June 2013]

Egyptian Geese with a gosling (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[September 2018]

Egyptian Goose with a gosling (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[September 2018]

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