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Egyptian Goose

Alopochen aegyptiaca (Linnaeus, 1766)

The Egyptian goose is a member of the duck, goose, and swan family Anatidae. It is native to Africa south of the Sahara and the Nile Valley. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
   Alopochen
Scientific:
  Alopochen aegyptiaca


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.197

Protonym:
  Anas aegyptiaca

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946393


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DA2F24E310CF72A6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DA2F24E3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DA2F24E3


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175214

Geographic range:

  • Alopochen aegyptiaca: Africa south of the Sahara and Nile Valley
Saozneg - RU:
Egyptian Goose
Katalaneg:
Oca d'Egipte
Tchekeg:
husice nilská
daneg:
Nilgås
Alamaneg:
Nilgans
Spagnoleg:
Ganso del Nilo
Spanish (Spain):
Ganso del Nilo
Finneg:
afrikanhanhi
Galleg:
Ouette d'Égypte
Kroateg:
Egipatska guska
Hungareg:
Nílusi lúd
Islandeg:
Nílarönd
Italianeg:
Oca egiziana
Japaneg:
ejiputogan
japaneg:
エジプトガン
lituaneg:
Egiptinė žąsis
Nederlandeg:
Nijlgans
Norvegeg:
Niland
Norvegeg:
Niland
Poloneg:
gęsiówka egipska
Portugaleg:
ganso-do-egipto
Rusianeg:
Нильский гусь
Sloveg:
húska štíhla
Serbeg:
Nilska guska
Svedeg:
nilgås
Ukrainiek:
Каргарка нільська
Sinaeg:
埃及雁
Chinese (Traditional):
埃及雁


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
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American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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eBird version 1.50:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Species status: full species

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Abkhazian: аМсырҟыз
Afrikaans: Kolgans
arabeg: اوزة مصرية
Asturian: Gansu exipcianu
azerbaidjaneg: Nil qazı
belaruseg: Нільская гусь
Bulgareg: Египетска гъска
bengaleg: চভ঱যীয় যাজ঴াুঁ঳
Bengali (transliteration): miśarīẏa rājahām̐sa
Brezhoneg: Ar skilwaz-Egipt, Skilwaz-Egipt
Katalaneg: Oca d'Egipte, Oca egipcia, Oca egípcia
Catalan (Balears): Oca d'Egipte
Montenegrin: nilska guska, нилска гуска
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): нилска гуска
Tchekeg: husa nilská, Husice egyptská, Husice nilská
Chuvash: Нил хурĕ
kembraeg: Gŵydd yr Aifft
daneg: Nilgås
Alamaneg: Nilgans
Gresianeg: Αλoπόχηvα, Αλωπόχηνα, Φοινικόσιηνα
Greek (Cypriot): Φοινικόσιηνα
Saozneg - RU: Egyptian Goose, Nil goose
English, HBW: Egyptian Goose
English (IOC): Egyptian Goose
English (Kenya): Egyptian Goose
English (United States): Egyptian Goose
Esperanteg: Egipta ansero, Nila ansero
Spagnoleg: Ganso de Egipto, Ganso del Nilo, Oca del Nilo, Orca egipcia
Spanish (Spain): Ganso del Nilo
Spanish (HBW): Ganso del Nilo
Spanish (Mexico): Ganso Egipcio
Estoneg: vaaraohani
Euskareg: Antzara egiptoar, Antzara egiptoarra
Finneg: Afrikanhanhi, Afrikanhansut
Galleg: Oie d'Egypte, Oie d'Égypte, Ois d'Egypte, Ouette d’Égypte, Ouette d'Egypte, Ouette d'Égypte
Friulian: ocje egjiziane
frizeg: Nylgoes
Iwerzhoneg: Gé Éigipteach
galizeg: Ganso de Exipto, Ganso do Exipto
Manx: Guiy Eajiptagh
Hebreeg: יאורית
Kroateg: Egipatska guska
Hungareg: Egyiptomi lúd, Nílusi lúd
Islandeg: Nílarönd
Italianeg: Oca egiziana
Japaneg: ejiputogan
japaneg: エジプトガン
Kara-Kalpak: Мысыр ғазы
Kabardian: мысыркъаз
Kazakh: Нил қазы
kyrgyzeg: Мисир казы, Нил казы
scientific: Alopochen aegyptiaca, Alopochen aegyptiacus, Anas aegyptiaca
Luxembourgish: Nilgäns
lituaneg: Egiptinė antis, Egiptinė žaćsis, Egiptine žasis, Egiptinė žąsis
latveg: Ēģiptes zoss, Nīlas zoss
Makedoneg: Нилска гуска
malteg: wiżż Eġizzjan, Wizza ta' l-Egittu, Wiżża ta' l-Eġittu
Nederlandeg: Nijlgans
Norvegeg: Niland
Norvegeg: Niland
Sotho, Northern: Lefaloa
Poloneg: ges egipska, Gęś egipska, gesiówka egipska, gęsiówka egipska, kazarka egipska
Portugaleg: Ganso do Egipto, ganso-do-egipto
Portuguese (Portugal): Ganso-do-egipto
Rhaeto-Romance: Auca egipziana
Roumaneg: Gâscă egipteană
Rusianeg: Египетский Гусь, Нильский гусь
Yakut: Нил хааһа
Northern Sami: Niillačuonjá
Sloveg: Húska štíhla
Slovenieg: nilska gos
Shona: Dada
albaneg: Pata egjiptiane
Serbeg: Nilska guska, Нилска гуска
Sesotho: Lefaloa
Svedeg: Nilgås
swahilieg: Bata Bukini wa Misri
Tajik: ғози мисрӣ
Setswana: Legôu
Turkeg: Mısır Kazı, Mısır Yaban Kazı, Nil kazı
Tsonga: Sekwa
Tatar: Нил казы
Udmurt: Египетысь ӟазег
Ukrainiek: Каргарка нільська
ouzbekeg: Миср ғози, Нил ғози
C'hosaeg: Ilowe
Sinaeg: 埃及雁
Chinese (Traditional): 埃及雁
Zouloueg: iLongwe

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