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Egyptian Goose

The Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)

The handsome Egyptian Goose, also sometimes called the Nile Goose, is native to Africa, south of the Sahara Desert. It can be found throughout the continent in all places except dense forests and deserts. It is believed to have originated in the...


Upupidae – The Hoopoe Family

Hoopoes are attractive, instantly recognizable birds that have featured prominently in history since ancient times. There are three species of hoopoes: The Eurasian hoopoe, of which there are nine subspecies, the African hoopoe, and the insular...


The Charismatic Cranes Of The World

Cranes are among the most beautiful of all creatures. Their elegant long necks, slender build, poised stance, and elaborate dances have inspired cultures for centuries. Cranes have graced the earth for over twenty million years. Today, three genera...