Egyptian Goose - Alopochen aegyptiacus
Common name: Egyptian Goose
Scientific name: Alopochen aegyptiacus
Accession number: 005
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: November, 1832
Inscription on reverse: ".. From an individual lent by Captain Sharpe, R.N. It was shot on the 3rd November 1832, by Mr John Hay, on the Banks of the Tyne, near Tyningham, out of a flock of nineteen, flying in a string. It was the leader, and largest."