MAGPIE GOOSE FACTS
The Magpie Goose has black and white plumage and yellowish legs. The feet are only partially webbed. Can form large and noisy flocks of up to a few thousand individuals. The voice is a loud honking.
80-85cm, wing span 1.5m
open wet areas such as floodplains, swamps, dams.
sedges, grasses, seeds
The nest is on the ground made of trampled vegetation. Typical clutch is 5-14 eggs- average 7.
coastal northern Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Magpie Goose|