What kind of goose is this? Male or female?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by paintwife, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. paintwife

    paintwife Out Of The Brooder

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    My friend just bought a house in N. Michigan and this goose showed up last week. No one in the surrounding area has lost a goose. It's currently hanging out under her deck and was given a much appreciated bucket of water.[​IMG]
     
  2. silkie1472

    silkie1472 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see the goose too well, but it may be a young African goose.
     
  3. paintwife

    paintwife Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, she has no idea what to do about this goose it's just hanging out.Here's a cropped photo to maybe see it better.[​IMG]
     
  4. silkie1472

    silkie1472 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is a small chance of a Toulouse, but the dark brown stripe is an indication of an African. If there is a small brown/black growth above the beak, it is definitely an African.
     

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