Egyptian goose: the true flying Dutchman?

The Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus) was imported to England from the 17th century onwards. Still, the English author Stevenson hypothesized that Egyptian geese wandered from the Netherlands to the coast of Norfolk (UK) in 1808. This statement is interesting because feral populations of Egyptian geese in the Netherland are not known prior to the 1960s. Should this make us rewrite the history of the presence and dispersal of Egyptian geese in Holland?

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Egyptian goose: the true flying Dutchman?


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