Definition of Egyptian goose in English:

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Egyptian goose


A large African goose with a dark patch around the eye and either reddish-brown or greyish-brown upper parts.
  • Alopochen aegyptiacus, family Anatidae.
Example sentences
  • In their tropical African home Egyptian geese frequent rivers, marshes and lakes resorting to a wide range of nesting sites.
  • The water birds hovering around the lake include pelicans, spoonbills, Egyptian geese and hammerkops.
  • Herons, Egyptian geese, stilts and sandpipers are already frequent visitors to the site.

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