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Egyptian Goose

Alopochen aegyptiaca (Linnaeus, 1766)

The Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus) 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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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Alopochen

Scientific:
  Alopochen aegyptiaca

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.197

Protonym:
  Anas aegyptiaca

Avibase ID:
  DA2F24E310CF72A6

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175214

Geographic range:

  • Alopochen aegyptiaca: Africa south of the Sahara and Nile Valley
English:
Egyptian Goose
Czech:
husice nilská
German:
Nilgans
Danish:
Nilgås
Spanish:
Ganso del Nilo
Finnish:
afrikanhanhi
French:
Ouette d'Égypte
Icelandic:
Nílarönd
Italian:
Oca egiziana
Japanese:
ejiputogan
Japanese:
エジプトガン
Dutch:
Nijlgans
Norwegian:
Niland
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Niland
Polish:
gęsiówka egipska
Portuguese:
Ganso do Egipto
Russian:
Нильский гусь
Slovak:
húska štíhla
Swedish:
nilgås
Ukrainian:
Каргарка нільська
Chinese:
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' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th 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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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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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):
Ouette d'Égypte ( Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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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 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alopochen aegyptiaca

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kolgans
Bulgarian: Египетска гъска
Breton: Ar skilwaz-Egipt
Catalan: Oca d'Egipte, Oca egipcia, Oca egípcia
Catalan (Balears): Oca d'Egipte
Czech: husa nilská, Husice egyptská, Husice nilská
Welsh: Gŵydd yr Aifft
Danish: Nilgås
German: Nilgans
Greek: Φοινικόσιηνα
Greek (Cypriot): Φοινικόσιηνα
English: Egyptian Goose, Nil goose
English (IOC): Egyptian Goose
English (Kenya): Egyptian Goose
Spanish: 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
Estonian: vaaraohani
Finnish: Afrikanhanhi, Afrikanhansut
French: Oie d'Egypte, Oie d'Égypte, Ois d'Egypte, Ouette d’Égypte, Ouette d'Egypte, Ouette d'Égypte
Irish: Gé Éigipteach
Hebrew: יאורית
Croatian: Egipatska guska
Hungarian: Nílusi lúd
Icelandic: Nílarönd
Italian: Oca egiziana
Japanese: ejiputogan
Japanese: エジプトガン
Scientific: Alopochen aegyptiaca, Alopochen aegyptiacus, Anas aegyptiaca
Luxembourgish: Nilgäns
Lithuanian: Egiptinė antis, Egiptinė žaćsis, Egiptine žasis, Egiptinė žąsis
Latvian: Nīlas zoss
Maltese: Wizza ta' l-Egittu, Wiżża ta' l-Eġittu
Dutch: Nijlgans
Norwegian Nynorsk: Niland
Norwegian: Niland
Sotho, Northern: Lefaloa
Polish: ges egipska, Gęś egipska, gesiówka egipska, gęsiówka egipska, kazarka egipska
Portuguese: Ganso do Egipto, ganso-do-egipto
Portuguese (Portugal): Ganso-do-egipto
Romanian: Gâscă egipteană
Russian: Египетский Гусь, Нильский гусь
Slovak: Húska štíhla
Slovenian: nilska gos
Shona: Dada
Serbian: Nilska guska, Нилска гуска
Sotho, Southern: Lefaloa
Swedish: Nilgås
Swahili: Bata Bukini wa Misri
Tswana: Legôu
Turkish: Mısır Kazı, Mısır Yaban Kazı, Nil kazı
Tsonga: Sekwa
Ukrainian: Каргарка нільська
Xhosa: Ilowe
Chinese: 埃及雁
Chinese (Traditional): 埃及雁
Zulu: iLongwe

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