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. The other photos were taken in Tarangire, Rubondo island, Ruaha, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and the Serengeti. Click the photo above to see 37 enlargements including chicks, juveniles, immatures, flight photos and family groups.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 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: 1-17-21