The Egyptian ringed goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) Westbroekpark, Scheveningen

The Egyptian ringed goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) is a member of the duck, goose, and swan family Anatidae. It is native to Africa south of the Sahara and the Nile Valley.

For coloured legrings, the colour of the rings is part of the code for that particular bird. On the website one has to select for “coloured legrings”. Coloured legrings are used on Lesser White-fronted Geese, Barnacle Geese, Brent Geese, Egyptian Geese, and on a small number of Greater.

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