Specieswatch: Egyptian goose

After struggling to survive Britain’s cold winters for more than 300 years the Egyptian goose, Alopochen aegyptiacus, is undergoing a population explosion. Once confined to a small area of Norfolk the goose is now abundant across Greater London and surrounding counties and has been reported breeding in the West Country and as far north as […]

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Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca

The Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae, and is the only extant member of the genus Alopochen. Factsheet: Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca    egyptian_goose  

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