Meidum geese

To: Paul Taylor <>
Subject: Meidum geese
From: David Jackson <>
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:06:04 +1000
There are also suggestions from some archaeologists that the paintings are 
faked, based on  species in the painting that were not present, as far as one 
knows, at the time and the nature and structure of the paintings. Personally, I 
haven’t a clue but some literature research is well needed by birders.

Professor David Jackson
BPharm, MSc, PHd, Grad Dip Arts, Assoc. Arts.

> On 18 Jun 2021, at 7:14 pm, Paul Taylor <> wrote:
> On 18/06/2021 7:06 pm, Aidan Sudbury via Birding-Aus wrote:
>> In the latest issue of Birdlife, birds from an ancient Egyptian frieze are 
>> described as "quite unlike any species known today", but they are almost 
>> perfect pictures of Red-breasted Geese.
>> Aidan Sudbury
> I wondered about a hybrid, but this post from March 2021 covers that:
> Why the “Red-breasted Meidum Goose” is probably not an extinct species
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