Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Anseriformes > Family: Anatidae > Genus: Alopochen > Species: Alopochen aegyptiacus

Egyptian Goose - Alopochen aegyptiacus (Linnaeus, 1766)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 3 international agreements
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Natura 2000 species code A554

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Afrikanhanhi Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Egyptian Goose English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ganso del Nilo Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ganso do Egipto Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Husice nilská Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Nijlgans Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Nilgans German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Nilgås Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Nilusi lúd Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Oca egiziana Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ouette d'Égypte French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:01700 European bird-ringing
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (invalid) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

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Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Zuid-Holland 2014-07-30 2016-12-31 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Noord-Holland 2013-05-24 2013-08-31 No information available Killing Significant; however the national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected.
Zuid-Holland 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Zeeland 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Noord-Brabant 2013-04-01 2018-04-01 No information available Unavoidable disturbance due to construction activities The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Noord-Holland 2013-02-13 2017-12-31 No information available Killing Negligible
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Zuid-Holland 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available No information available The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Utrecht 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available Killing Significant; however the national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected.
Utrecht 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available Taking of eggs The national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected, neither is the local population, as long as the activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions and measures that are bound to the exemption.
Limburg (NL) 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available Killing Negligible
Limburg (NL) 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available Killing Significant; however the national conservation status of the species concerned is not affected.
Friesland (NL) 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available Killing No information available
Friesland (NL) 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 No information available Destruction, damage to and removal of nests No information available
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Capture Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Transport Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Killing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Deliberate disturbance, scaring away Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Releasing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-09-01 2017-08-31 No information available Deliberate taking of eggs and destruction, damage to and removal of nests Negligible
Noord-Holland 2012-07-04 2013-12-31 No information available Killing No information available
Malta 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Overijssel 2011-03-01 2014-09-21 niet bepaald Killing eliminatie
Noord-Holland 2011-01-01 2013-12-15 No information available Killing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2010-10-26 2010-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Gelderland 2010-07-30 2014-04-01 No information available Killing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2010-04-01 2011-04-01 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Noord-Holland 2010-03-16 2013-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Noord-Holland 2010-03-16 2013-12-31 No information available Killing Negligible
Noord-Holland 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Noord-Holland 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Noord-Holland 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Noord-Holland 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Noord-Holland 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Noord-Holland 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
Noord-Holland 2010-01-01 2010-12-31 niet bepaald Killing beperkt
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