Magpie Goose

Anseranas semipalmata

The magpie goose is unusual among waterfowl. Unlike true geese that have webbed feet, the magpie goose has feet that are only partially webbed with long, clawed toes. It is also the only water bird that often forms a mating trio, one male with two females.

Fact File

where to see themWhere to see them: Aviary
lengthLength: 2.5 to 2.9 ft
weightWeight: Up to 6.5 lb
habitatHabitat: Wetlands
dietDiet: Aquatic plants