Spur-winged goose

Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Spur-winged goose: red-breasted merganser
(Zool.) any one of several species of long-legged African geese of the genus Plectropterus and allied genera, having a strong spur on the bend of the wing, as the Gambo goose (P. Gambensis) and the Egyptian, or Nile, goose (Alopochen Ægyptiaca).

See also: Spur-winged

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
She and her mom came up with many of the duck ideas for the illustrations, and she credits brother Matt, a hunter, with the idea of using the Egyptian goose and the spur-winged goose, two very large African specimens.