Eqyptian Geese - Alopochen aegyptiacus

Eqyptian Geese - Alopochen aegyptiacus Eqyptian Geese - Alopochen aegyptiacus

 

Summary:
The Egyptian Goose is an indigenous waterfowl. Common migrating bird. Flies early morning to farmland and grasslands returns to water in the evening to roost on shoreline or in trees.
Habitat:
  • Found nearby inland waters like rivers, dams, floodplains, pans, mashes;
  • Likes to swim;
  • Spends most of the time on riverbank.
Breeding:
  • Sometime takes over nests of other birds;
  • Builds nest in holes in cliffs, caves, trees or buildings;
  • Always nearby water (within 1,000 yards);
  • Clutch: 5-11 eggs;
  • Young birds (newly hatched) leave after 6 hours.
Damage:
  • Large flocks can damage grain crops;
  • Aggressive, Noisy;
  • Feaces build-up in dams and around trees can cause severe damage resulting in fish and trees dying.
Control:
 
 
 
 

 

Eagle Eye Silver & Gold (if they land on the problem area and not walk in from afar) 
Pro-Peller Silver & Gold (if they land on the problem area and not walk in from afar)
Bird Spikes
Bird Netting
Geese Laser
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