Winging over the Lakes

on October 18, 2022

Need help solving this crossword? Learn more about the Magpie Goose as Professor Barry Mins studies kinds that may have been on the Ark.

Magpie Goose

Magpie Goose
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  1. These birds are found in New ______ and Northern Australia.
  2. This kind is made up of a ______ species.
  3. It is common in its native _____.
  4. Magpie Geese love _____.
  5. It is distributed widely in waterways and ______ in its range.
  6. It has been described as a living ______.
  7. They are primarily _________ but will come out during the day at times.
  8. This week's kind is the Magpie _____.
  9. The _____ usually build the nests.
  10. Nest building is begun about two ______ before the eggs are laid.
  11. Often nine or ___ eggs are produced in the breeding season.
  12. Sometimes females lay eggs in _____ that don't belong to them.
  13. Eggs are _________ for approximately twenty-five days.

Word Bank

  • Water
  • Guinea
  • Fossil
  • Goose
  • Ten
  • Incubated
  • Males
  • Months
  • Swamps
  • Nests
  • Single
  • Range
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