Magpie Geese, or Pied Geese, inhabit swamps and wetlands and are abundant in Northern Australia. These large black and white birds congregate in flocks of several hundred or more and are often seen and heard honking their way across the sky at last light. Their eggs are generally found in abundance toward the latter part of the wet season, that is, in February, March and April. At this time the water in the swamplands is deep enough to support their floating nests, which are most often constructed from masses of Spike Rush (Eleocharis dulcis). These floating nests are all but . . .
Magpie Goose Eggs