03 May, 2011

Egyptian Goose

Scientific Name: Alopochen aegyptiaca

Population Estimate: 210-510K

Range / Habitat: Year-round in wetlands of Africa. Feral populations exist in California and Europe.

Field Notes: Small goose, distinctive in range.

Personal Notes: Seen at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Later found a small breeding population in Palm Beach Polo. 

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