Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus

Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose
The Egyptian Goose is not strictly a goose but a shelduck. Originally from Africa, mainly from Egypt, it now has established feral populations in several European countries including the UK.
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Geese
Egyptian Goose
There is a prominent brown spot on the breast
Egyptian Goose
If there is a god . . .
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose
Like the related Ruddy Shelduck, the female often has a lighter head than the male.
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose Courtship (photos from some distance away)
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose
Close to, the body feathers have delicate wavy lines (vermiculated).
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose The white, green and black wing (like the Ruddy Shelduck) shows in flight.