Egyptian Geese - Alopochen aegyptiacus

Summary:

The Egyptian Goose is an indigenous waterfowl. Common migrating bird.

Flies early morning to farmland and grasslands return to the water in the evening to roost on the shoreline or in trees.

Habitat:

Found nearby inland waters like rivers, dams, floodplains, pans, marshes;

Likes to swim;

Spends most of the time on the riverbank.

 

Breeding:

Sometimes 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;

Feces 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