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Spur-winged Goose

Plectropterus gambensis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis niger Frank Lambert 2019-11-18 Aloe Canyons area, Swellendam Local Municipality, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, Swellendam (South Africa) (90 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

521346
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Peter Boesman 2016-09-21 Kasanka National Park, Northern Province, Central (Zambia) call - [sono] 339356
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis gambensis Bram Piot 2019-11-03 Réserve de faune de Ndiael, Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis (Senegal) (0 m) flight call -

Ad. and juv. in flight, not sure which bird was calling

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

505705
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis niger Frank Lambert 2019-11-02 Wakkerstroom "Lark Loop", Pixley Ka Seme Local Municipality, Eastvaal District Council, Mpumalanga, Wakkerstroom (South Africa) (1900 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

517496
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Peter Boesman 2016-09-21 Kasanka National Park, Northern Province, Central (Zambia) call - [sono] 339357
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Faansie Peacock 2017-07-01 Clanwilliam, Cederberg, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (800 m) flight call -

A small group flying over a valley in the early morning - probably commuting between their roosting and feeding grounds.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

382946
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Peter Boesman 2013-02-03 Nylsvley Nature Reserve, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) call - [sono] 280557
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Lynette Rudman 2018-11-08 Bizana, Transkei District, Eastern Cape, Bizana (South Africa) (340 m) flight call -

Three geese calling while flying overhead near a small dam surrounded by grasslands in early summer.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

442439
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Tony Archer 2019-11-22 Umsobomvu Local Municipality, Bo-Karoo, Northern Cape, Colesberg (South Africa) (1400 m) adult, flight call -

Birds flying across koppie near gravel road.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

513600
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Tony Archer 2020-12-24 City of Matlosana (near Hauptsrus), Southern DC, North West, Klerksdorp (South Africa) (1500 m) Caco frog, adult, flight call -

Three birds flying overhead near water.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

610697
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Tony Archer 2019-12-11 JB Marks Local Municipality, Southern DC, North West, Potchefstroom (South Africa) (1500 m) flight call -

Flock in flight

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

511788
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Andrew Spencer 2015-10-01 Pevensey Road, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa)   - Calls in flight 206409531
macaulaylibrary.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Andrew Spencer 2015-10-01 Pevensey Road, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa)   - Calls in flight 206409541
macaulaylibrary.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Andrew Spencer 2015-10-02 Pevensey Road, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa)   -   176712621
macaulaylibrary.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Linda R. Macaulay 1994-09-18 Darlington, South Africa, South Africa (South Africa)   -   80627
macaulaylibrary.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Linda R. Macaulay 9/25/1994 Mkuzi Game Reserve, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa)   -   80699
macaulaylibrary.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis niger Sander Bot 2013-01-21 Benfontijn Gamereserve, Lejweleputswa, Free State, Free State (South Africa) (1200 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126343
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Tom Stephenson 2015-07-28 De Hoop, Western Cape, South Africa, Western Cape (South Africa)   - Habitat: Fields. ML: 200 high-pass filter applied by the recordist. 221265
macaulaylibrary.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Tim Cockcroft 2018-11-16 Bathurst, Bathurst (South Africa) (260 m) flight call -

Small group flying over a wooded valley.

bird-seen:yes

442483
xeno-canto.org
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis Andrew Spencer 2015-10-01 Pevensey Road, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa)   - Calls in flight 206409551
macaulaylibrary.org

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