AFRICAN PENGUIN

(Spheniscus demersus)

Also known as Jackass Penguin (6)

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Roberts VI / VII 3 / 476
Clements 2000 7.0140
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
7-15
A smallish penguin (about 60 cm) generally found on the west coast of Southern Africa but vagrant to Natal and Mozambique. It forages underwater at sea for fish (mainly anchovy) and squid. Comes ashore to roost and breed.

List of Stamps showing African Penguin

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Cambodia 2160   2001 500R
Cook Islands 1291 1370 1992 $1.15
Grenada 3614   1998 75c
Grenada 3615   1998 75c
Liberia   2155 1988 20c
Micronesia 0772   1999 33c
Mozambique 1625 ma   2002 50 000 mt
Namibia 0713   1977 Std
Namibia 0714   1977 $1.00
Namibia 0715   1977 S1.10
Namibia 0716   1977 $1.50
Namibia 0717ma   1977 Std
Namibia 0717mb   1977 $1.00
Namibia 0717mc   1977 S1.10
Namibia 0717md   1977 $1.50
Namibia 0717m    1977 Various
Namibia 1167mc   2011 $4.60
Portugal 2873   2001 105e
South Africa 0816 0905 1993 90c
South Africa SACC 929   1995 10 x 90c
South Africa 0816c   1997 90c
South Africa 1021 1110 1998 90c
South Africa 1483   2004 Std (R1.70)
South Africa     2009 Int Letter (R5.40)
Tanzania      1999 250s
United Nations (Vienna) 0354   2001 0.51