African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus

African Pygmy Goose male
African Pygmy Goose female
The male African Pygmy Goose (left) has stronger colouring than the female (centre), particularly a brighter yellow bill.
African Pygmy Geese
Pygmy pair
Although called a goose because of its small goose-like beak, the African Pygmy Goose, from sub-Saharan Africa, is in fact a duck, - one of the smallest.
African Pygmy Goose Male
African Pygmy Goose Female
African Pygmy Goose Pygmy pair
African Pygmy Goose female
African Pygmy Goose female
The female African Pygmy Goose has less bright colouring on her plumage and a dull fawn bill.
African Pygmy Goose male
Male Pygmy Goose, breeding plumage