Egyptian Goose

Name: Egyptian Goose

Scientific name: Alopochen aegyptiacus

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 50

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About: A close relative of the Shelduck, Egyptian Goose is another species that isn't native to this country, but was introduced to parks and country estates from Africa. Mainly found in North Norfolk and the Norfolk Broads, in recent years Egyptian Geese have b

How to identify: A big, beige and brown bird, with big white wing patches.

Where: An introduced bird, mostly found in East Anglia.

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 10
  • Agility: 30
  • Rarity: 80
  • Cute factor: 60
  • Traveller: 70

Fantastic fact: Egyptian Geese were introduced from Africa in the 18th century.

Photograph credit: Arthur Chapman

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