Egyptian Goose
Alopochen aegyptiaca
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The Egyptian goose is Tanzania's most common goose occurring in fresh and salt water: lakes, rivers, marshes and seasonal wetlands and nearby open areas. The top photo was taken at the Ngorongoro picnic site (10-15), courtesy of Michael Oates; the 2nd row photo, in Ruaha (2-13) and the third row, in Tarangire (2-17), both courtesy of Stuart Webb. Click the image above to see thirty enlargements including chicks, juveniles, immatures, flight photos and family groups.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-18 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Mike Peterson, Chris Schmeling, Roger Zimmerman, Fain Zimmerman
Leslie Stoltz, Steve Dolberg, Alex Supady, Stacy Fong
Stuart Webb, Karine Van der Vurst, Michael Oates

Last Update this page: 1-20-18