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Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) by ifijay. Alopochen aegyptiaca Alternate name
Alopochen aegyptiacus Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
 63-73 cm              Length
Wetlands (inland) up to 4,000m Habitat
8 - 9 eggs Incubated for 28- 30 days by both parents. Clutch
Grasses, grain , leaves aquatic vegetation. Small creatures including locusts. Food   Diet
Spends a lot of time on land and in trees.         Habits
393 World Number

Least Concern                             


view photos Photos July 21, 2008 by ifijay all rights reserved

Video by Keith Murdock ? some rights reserved

Egyptian Goose by ifijay.

view photos Image July 19, 2007 by Maria Rego all rights reserved

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Ganso do Egipto ( Alopochen aegyptiacus ) Egyptian Goose by Maria Rego.


Embedded file Egyptian Goose
(Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Franck BRUNELIERE, Grandeur Nature Safaris XC18423
15-01-2007, Namibia [options]

 Egyptian Goose calls of a pair flying in to land
(Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Stuart Fisher XC25591

Egyptian Goose calls (involving 6 birds)
(Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Stuart Fisher XC29055
02-03-2005, United Kingdom

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