Egyptian Goose
Alopochen aegyptiaca

– small “goose”, considerably larger than Mallard
– introduced in Europe, self-sustaining, partly migratory breeding population
– diurnal migrant
– migrates in small to medium flocks in formation


Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca, AD
BIF1194, 07/12/2015, Hawassa, Ethopia, Mathias Putze


Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca, AD
BIF1195, 07/12/2015, Hawassa, Ethopia, Mathias Putze


Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
BIF1196, 27/02/2013, Leipzig, Mathias Putze


Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
BIF1198, 27/02/2013, Leipzig, Mathias Putze


Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca, AD
BIF0003, 27/02/2013, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze


Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca, AD
BIF0004, 27/02/2013, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF005-3_PFR00170_1-10_070826_egygoo-FC_1904h_d_schladeb_MON
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca, AD, calls in flight
BIF0005, 26/08/2007, Schladebacher Kiesgruben, Germany, Patrick Franke
Sennheiser ME66

comparison species:
Barnacle Goose
Greylag Goose
Tundra Bean Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Bar-headed Goose
Swan Goose

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