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Feral Egyption goose at epcot in Florida

Discussion in 'Geese' started by poultrykeeper08, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    When i was on vacation in Florida we went to all the parks like we usualy do ( witch i hate i only like animal kingdom lol) and when we were at Epcot my sister goes look at that ugly duck . I said thats not a duck its an Egyption goose . Then i said wait a minute this isnt an exibit it was a loose feral egypion gooose hanging around a little pong they had . It was near the bushes so it made me think maybe there was a pair and the other was on a nest

    Any way here are the pics [​IMG]

  2. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    sorry i dunno y the pic is coming out blurry its not blurry on my computer but on here it is . Hmmmm
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
  4. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Songster

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    I think its cute!!
  5. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    It's something you don't see everyday here i think it's very nice [​IMG]
  6. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    Cranbrook, BC, Canada
    I know in Europe feral Egyptians are more common then the native Mallard in some Parks.
    I walked through a little green, treed area with a pond maybe the size of 1 city block and besides 8 or so mute swans and 30 or so mallards there were at least 15 adult egyptians(some even with legbands) and over all another 30 or so juveniles cruising the pond and the grass.

    Was neat to see, got to take some nice close-ups of them, then my friend told me that these ferals are very numerous, and even winter in the cities, raising young etc.
    Thats one adaptive goose!
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    they seem to be like candadians !! Can adapt really well

    i want a pair of egyptions

  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    LOL..you didnt go get her eggs did ya?..[​IMG]..
  9. ktuvam

    ktuvam In the Brooder

    Apr 25, 2011
    Raeford, North Carolina
    I just think these are very cool birds. Everyone keeps saying they are aggressive but mine eat out of my hands. I also have them with my black-bellied whistlers and they all seem to get along fine. [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 19, 2014
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member


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