Egyptian Goose

Alopochen aegyptiaca

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

EGGO

Code 6

ALOAEG

ITIS

HEAD

Egyptian Goose Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Golden yellow or orange iris.
  • Head pattern: Masked, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: White to gray crown, brownish in juveniles.
  • Forehead Color: Forehead is whitish.
  • Nape Color: Nape is buff-gray to rufous or rust.
  • Throat Color: White to buff.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Egyptian Goose Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 61-74 cm (24-29 in)
  • Weight: 1984-2196 g (70-77.5 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray, Buff
  • Underparts: Light brown or Grayish brown.
  • Upperparts: Dark brown-gray with fine grayish vermiculations.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Egyptian Goose Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with strong deep wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 132-152 cm (52-60 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black.
  • Under Tail: Black, undertail coverts are cinnamon.
  • Leg Color: Legs and feet are pink to reddish pink.
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