Sprwing goose

The Spur-Winged Goose (Afrikaans name, Wildemakou) is a common resident at wetlands and agricultural lands.

Spur-wing Goose fly

The male has more fleshy red facial skin and wattles than the female and also gets a swollen head knob during breeding.

SP W Goose 4

In the flight photos you can clearly see the spur on the wings.

Sp wing goose 4

They are often seen in huge flocks along with Egyptian Geese.


  1. Rene
    21 September 2017

    Wow Pat! Your Wildemakou pics are brilliant!
    You captured him in majestic flight, awesome.

    • admin
      21 September 2017

      Thank you very much for your kind comments 🙂


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