Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)

Egyptian Goose

It is a unique, weirdly-patterned goose, but more closely linked to the shelducks. It has a conspicuous dark eye patch on each eye and a brown body. Pairs or family groups are often seen swimming in a variety of wetland habitats, and grazing on shore. Considered sacred by the Ancient Egyptians and … Read more

Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis)

Spurwing Goose

It is a huge, long-necked, almost blacking waterfowl, with differing amount of white plumage on its head, wings, and belly. This bird is the largest and heaviest goose species in Africa, foraging mostly for vegetation in various moist grassland and wetland habitats. In flight, its white forewings stand out and contrast in … Read more